IC3 Report: USD 2.4 Million Lost Due To Ransomware Attack in 2016

Ransomware is a form of malware targeting both human and technical weaknesses in an effort to deny the availability of critical data and/or systems. Ransomware is frequently delivered through various vectors, including phishing and Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP). In the recently released report from IC3, a total of 2,673 complaints were received in 2016 and […]

WannaCry Was a Wake Up Call for Critical Infrastructure

The WannaCry ransomware attack impacted more than 10,000 organizations in 150 countries, including manufacturing and industrial organizations like Nissan, Renault and Dacia, Spanish Telefónica and Deutsche Bahn. It’s likely that a fair number of industrial organizations have been impacted, but haven’t reported the incidents since they are not required to do so by regulatory requirements.