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What Factors Contributed to the Decline of the Average Ransomware Payment?
05 February 2021
At SpearTip, along with the incident response industry, we experienced, for the first time in two years, a decline of average ransomware payments in Q4...
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NetWalker Affiliate Charged, Dark Website Revoked
28 January 2021
NetWalker ransomware group will be facing a tough road ahead after law enforcement brought the hammer down by discontinuing their dark web leak site and...
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Emotet Operations Disrupted After International Takedown
27 January 2021
Emotet, which may be considered the most infamous botnet, was taken down in an operation coordinated by Europol, the FBI, and the UK National Crime Agency....
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DDoS and Ransomware: A Disastrous Combination
25 January 2021
A ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack combination can be a recipe for disaster. One particular ransomware group, Avaddon, has recently...
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The Long-Term Implications of the SolarWinds Breach
22 January 2021
The SolarWinds breach is one of the largest cyberattacks of 2020, impacting 425 of the US Fortune 500 companies, the top ten telecommunications companies,...
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2021 Expectations - What will the Cybersecurity Landscape Look Like?
22 January 2021
"We’re nearing the end of the fourth quarter. How can I prepare for 2021 and enhance my cybersecurity plan?" For organizations that did not make cybersecurity...
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Cybersecurity Decisions from High Level Management
22 January 2021
SpearTip’s ShadowSpear® Platform Protecting & Responding To Ransomware Attacks The rise in cybersecurity threats amidst the coronavirus pandemic has...
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The Recent Threats from Ryuk Ransomware on the Healthcare Industry
22 January 2021
"I recently heard that cyber criminals had planned a large-scale Ryuk ransomware attack on healthcare facilities. What does this mean and how do I keep...
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Over a Thousand Passwords left Unprotected after Phishing Campaign
21 January 2021
Threat actors are very intelligent when it comes to infiltrating and phishing, but this doesn’t mean they won’t make mistakes. Researchers at two security...
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How Did Threat Actors Attack This Cybersecurity Firm?
20 January 2021
The team of over 600 malware hunters, software engineers, and security industry veterans, confirmed being attacked on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Malwarebytes claims,...
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COVID Vaccine Data Targeted Again by Threat Actors
14 January 2021
With vaccines for COVID-19 being deployed worldwide, threat actors are targeting the data surrounding it. The European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced...
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Supposed Leak Site May Have SolarWinds Breach Data
14 January 2021
The threat actors behind the SolarWinds breach may have launched a website to sell the data taken from the cyberattack. It may not be up for much longer,...
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Home Appliance Company, Whirlpool, Endures Ransomware Attack
28 December 2020
The home appliance company, Whirlpool, confirmed a ransomware attack and explained they will be slowly bringing back systems until all are restored. With...
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North Korean Threat Actors Target COVID-19 Vaccine Research
24 December 2020
Intelligence is certainly valuable and North Korean, government-connected threat actors have been trying to obtain it. Two different incidents at a pharmaceutical...
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Emotet Returns in High Volume Before Christmas
24 December 2020
Emotet returns at a rate of 100,000 targets a day. Starting as a banking trojan in 2014, Emotet has come and gone through the years. They will be very...
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3 VPN Providers Taken Down Immediately
22 December 2020
Cybercriminals use one of three VPN services to attack their victims. All three VPN service providers have been confiscated by US, Germany, France, Switzerland,...
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The SolarWinds Attack: Supernova Malware
21 December 2020
The recent SolarWinds attack has made waves across the globe after multiple US government sectors, Microsoft, and FireEye were compromised. A long string...
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SpearTip's SolarWinds' Orion Vulnerability Tool SunScreen - SPF 10
16 December 2020
SpearTip's SOC has been analyzing the recent attack on SolarWinds that appears to be a targeted supply chain attack on numerous organizations. During the...
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SpearTip SolarWinds Recommendation Steps
16 December 2020
Thank you for downloading our free tool SunScreen to check for compromised versions of SolarWinds. Below are a few recommendations, if you are still concerned...
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The Impact of the FireEye Breach
09 December 2020
The FireEye hack is a regrettable event that will likely cause significant issues for US companies and governmental agencies. The threat actors behind...
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