A new ransomware campaign specifically targeting the encryption of enterprise servers has been discovered by security researchers. The technology employed by the criminals indicates the involvement of notorious cyber gangsters.
A targeted ransomware attack has succeeded in encrypting the networks of at least two companies in Spain, with the impact extending far wider.
Amounting to its innovative Email Security features, Advanced Threat Protection and Post Delivery Detection, Retarus has been rewarded with a “Trail Blazer” status by one of the leading analyst firms, which reviews emerging communication and collaborating technologies.
Phishers are known to jump on any running board. Special caution is, therefore, required with mails originating from Thomas Cook in the light of recent events.
Last Saturday saw the introduction of the newly revised EU Payment Services Directive, PSD2. Many consumers still know far too little about the implications of the new regulations or have been made uncertain by the information they have received from banks or other providers of financial services – an opportunity that cyber criminals are surely unlikely to miss out on.
Law enforcement authorities in about a dozen countries this week apprehended more than 280 suspected email scammers as part of a concerted campaign.