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Cyber Threats to Government

Exploring cyber threats to Government and Public bodies, including ransomware targets and initial access listings

How Has Forum Life Adapted to the Recent Ransomware Ban?

In mid-May 2021, multiple cybercriminal forums prohibited users from advertising ransomware and affiliated partnership programs. Law enforcement agencies worldwide have focused on ransomware groups following a succession of high-profile ransomware attacks in 2021, including the highly disruptive Colonial Pipeline attack. By banning ransomware, cybercriminal forums attempted to reduce their profile and avoid potential legal repercussions. […]

On the Rise: Ransomware and the Legal Services Sector

Ransomware has continued to dominate the headlines, new attacks, new groups, new data leak sites, and new tactics. Quarter over quarter for the past 12 months, ransomware attacks have increased, with an overall increase of 458% from 2019 to 2020. In our Q1 Ransomware Trends Report of 2021, we additionally observed increased professionalization of ransomware […]