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Security daily (05-07-2021)

Kaseya ransomware attackers say: “Pay $70 million and we’ll set everyone free”

Are you feeling generous? Do you want to help others? These cybercriminals are hoping someone is and does... (Naked Security)

S3 Ep 39.5: A conversation with Eva Galperin [Podcast]

Cryptography, privacy, stalkerware and how infosec professionals relax. Listen, enjoy and learn! (Naked Security)

Biden Announces Investigation Into International Ransomware Attack

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

Ransomware Attacks Driving Cyber Reinsurance Rates Up 40%

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Didi Barred From China App Stores Amidst Government Security Review

(News ≈ Packet Storm)

Gang Behind Huge Cyber Attack Demands $70M In Bitcoin

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Getting Started with Security Testing: A Practical Guide for Startups

A common misconception among startup founders is that cybercriminals won't waste time on them, because they're not big or well known enough yet. But just because you are small doesn't mean you're not in the firing line. The size of a startup does not exempt it from cyber-attacks – that's because hackers constantly scan the internet looking for flaws that they can exploit; one slip up, and your (The Hacker News)

TrickBot Botnet Found Deploying A New Ransomware Called Diavol

Threat actors behind the infamous TrickBot malware have been linked to a new ransomware strain named "Diavol," according to the latest research. Diavol and Conti ransomware payloads were deployed on different systems in a case of an unsuccessful attack targeting one of its customers earlier this month, researchers from Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs said last week. TrickBot, a banking Trojan first (The Hacker News)

REvil Used 0-Day in Kaseya Ransomware Attack, Demands $70 Million Ransom

Amidst the massive supply-chain ransomware attack that triggered an infection chain compromising thousands of businesses on Friday, new details have emerged about how the notorious Russia-linked REvil cybercrime gang may have pulled off the unprecedented hack. The Dutch Institute for Vulnerability Disclosure (DIVD) on Sunday revealed it had alerted Kaseya to a number of zero-day vulnerabilities (The Hacker News)

Kaseya Attack Fallout: CISA, FBI Offer Guidance

Following a brazen ransomware attack by the REvil cybergang, CISA and FBI offer guidance to victims. (Threatpost)

Ransomware Defense: Top 5 Things to Do Right Now

Matt Bromiley, senior consultant with Mandiant Managed Defense, discusses the top tricks and tips for protecting enterprise environments from ransomware. (Threatpost)

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