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[Guest Blog] Allscripts Attack Sets the Bar: First Notable Ransomware Lawsuit Puts Providers Under the Spotlight

 About the Author Arnold Abraham is Principal Attorney and Founder of the CyberLaw Group (cyberlawgroup.net), a law firm focused on personal privacy and data protection. He previously served as a Senior Federal Cyber Security Executive in USCYBERCOM and the Department of Homeland Security. Companies hit by cyber attacks are increasingly finding themselves open to potential liability… Read More

how to deal with ransomware in 2018

How to Deal with Ransomware in 2018: Mitigate the Damage and Don’t Pay the Ransom

It’s a new year, but ransomware incidents show no signs of going away soon. Organizations continue to be faced with a tough dilemma: pay the ransom, or rely on contingency plan to regain access to critical files and systems. Hancock Health is the latest organization to pay the ransom. Infected by the SamSam ransomware, the Indiana-based hospital… Read More

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A Pen Tester’s Perspective on Petya Ransomware

There’s no shortage of  analysis on the Petya ransomware strain that struck organizations across the globe in the past month. You can find blog posts and articles covering practically every angle – from the machine language nuances of the code, to the length of the encryption key, to the possible nationality of the code writer…. Read More

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[Video] View the PowerPoint Mouseover Phishing Technique in Action

In this post, we’ll take look at one of the latest hacking techniques involving PowerPoint and the mouseover action. Check out our demo video to see the technique in action. The PowerPoint mouseover technique disrupts a decade’s worth of user awareness education. As security professionals, we constantly warn employees to be aware of phishing emails with malicious links… Read More

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WannaCry Ransomware Survival Guide: 6 Ways to Stay Safe

Making Sense of the WannaCry Attack Over the past few days, news agencies around the world started reporting on WannaCry ransomware (WCR), aka WanaCrypt0r 2.0.  It’s estimated that WCR has already affected more than 75,000 users in 150 countries, ranging from hospitals, businesses, governments, railways, and universities to home computer users. As of today, more than 200,000 systems are… Read More

cyber security trends for 2017

17 Cyber Security Trends for 2017

You’ll see and read plenty of 2016 year-end recaps and 2017 predictions articles. However, this list of cyber security trends for 2017 comes from the unique Delta Risk perspective, based on discussions with our clients, customers, experiences in the field, and what we’ve learned this past year. Ryan Clancy, Senior Associate at Delta Risk, presents his 17… Read More