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International Computer Security Day
30 November 2020
Cyber Monday falling on the same day as International Computer Security Day is ironic to say the least. Our world has become so digital, it is sometimes...
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Threat Actors Actively Targeting IT Managed Service Providers
19 October 2020
Threat actors have been targeting IT Managed Service Providers (MSPs) with a ferocious cadence, where companies are allowing third-party MSPs the responsibility...
Welcome to the DarkSide
26 August 2020
DarkSide, a new ransomware group discovered on August 10, 2020, has begun gaining traction due to recent ransomware attacks across the United States. Darkside...
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Is Cybersecurity a Competitive Advantage? 
21 August 2020
“Cybersecurity continues to make headline news, most recently with Garmin being attacked by WastedLocker (ransomware) via Evil Corp, a nation-state affiliated...
The Desolation of Smaug Ransomware
13 August 2020
SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, well what about RaaS? RaaS stands for Ransomware-as-a-Serivce. Threat Actors can employ a RaaS provider to gain access to their ransomware...
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Garmin Attack Further Challenges Boundaries of Ransomware Payments
10 August 2020
News of the WastedLocker Ransomware attack on Garmin, the GPS and aviation specialist, continues to spread. According to reports, Garmin originally contacted...
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Introducing the Newest Horror: Exorcist Ransomware
23 July 2020
On July 21st, a new variant of ransomware was discovered dubbed Exorcist Ransomware. This Ransomware is unique due to its ability to scan keyboards and...
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High-Profile Accounts Targeted in Twitter’s Bitcoin Scam
17 July 2020
On July 15, in the late afternoon, multiple notable verified Twitter accounts were hacked. The “hacker” accessed the accounts and then began tweeting across...
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Okay, Google – Can You Help Me Build Ransomware?
14 July 2020
According to BleepingComputer.com, a Google employee created an encryption tool called AgeLocker to encrypt files. This tool was recently used in part...
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A Ransomware Attack is as Important as Your Health
07 July 2020
The healthcare industry continues to be one of the most popular targets for cybercriminals. Across the globe, healthcare companies contains sensitive information...
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University Ransomware Attacks
01 July 2020
University ransomware attacks continue to rise in 2020. The mixture of a soft target and a large amount of personal data makes these institutions a treasure...
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Higher Education Case Study
19 June 2020
You wake up to 10 missed phone calls, three text messages, and a meeting appointment first thing in the morning from the president’s office. The president...
The Importance of Investing in Cybersecurity During a Crisis
19 June 2020
Business Journal Ask the Expert Column – June 2020 As much as you try to plan for the future, there will always be unexpected events. Throughout every...
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IT Company Hit With Ransomware Attack
18 June 2020
The Managed Service Provider (MSP) Cognizant, located in Teaneck, New Jersey, was the victim of a recent ransomware attack presumed to be carried out by...
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SpearTip Continues Growth with New Team Members
15 June 2020
Dean Burwell: Dean has been with SpearTip for over a year handling Incident Response cases. Outside of SpearTip, he enjoys skateboarding, but he is also...
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Ransomware You Probably Didn't Know About
12 June 2020
Ransomware groups continue to innovate with new ways of locking down environments. SpearTip has analyzed several new approaches over the last several weeks....
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Honda is the Latest Victim in a Global Ransomware Attack
11 June 2020
Honda systems were breached recently as a part of a ransomware attack shutting down parts of their business operation. The SpearTip team has identified...
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Ransomware Auctions: The Newest Plan of Attack
10 June 2020
In their continued effort to make ransomware more painful, many criminal ransomware groups have recently turned to auctioning off data they have stolen...
The Key to Being a Cyber-Aware CEO
26 May 2020
Business Journal Ask the Expert Column – May 2020 As a CEO, you encounter new and challenging risks daily, and on bad days, an hourly basis. From...
War at Home: How U.S. Corporations are on the Front Lines of the Silent War on Privacy
20 May 2020
The four individuals who were identified and indicted by the Trump Administration in relation to the Equifax breach from 2017 is yet another example of...
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