Based on our profiling analysis, the site is largely operated by east-European individuals based on sentence structure. The communiction site also offers an intermediary access (private access to negotiators). Primary motivation is based on monetary gain and the group offers access to their encryption software (aka Malware aka Ransomware) on a paid and commission based … Continue reading BlackCat Ransomware
As one of the oldest ransomware groups clop has not changed much over the years. Their websites for both communications and leaking non-paying victim information have seen minior updates with the most significant one when migrated to accomodate the latest TOR versions. The group provides both an email and web chat URL that is unique … Continue reading CL0P/CLOP Ransomware
Based on our profiling analysis, the site is largely operated by east-European individuals based on sentence structure. Primary motivation is based on monetary gain and the group offers access to their encryption software (aka Malware aka Ransomware) on a paid and commission based subscription model (RaaS). The group has no political interests but CYPFER has … Continue reading LOCKBIT Ransomware
CYPFER team has been engaged on HIVE cases since approximately April 2021. HIVE affliates do not distinguish between for-profit or not-for-profit organizations, criticail infrastructure or health institutes. Every organization is a target and ransom demands vary from very low to very high. The demand is dependent on the affiliate that conducted the attack and their … Continue reading HIVE Ransomware
No More Ransom, a global anti-ransomware initiative, announces CYPFER as a new Supporting Partner No More Ransom (NMR) is an initiative of Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, the National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police and McAfee to help victims of ransomware retrieve their encrypted data without having to pay criminals. NMR showcases the value of … Continue reading NO MORE RANSOM PROJECT – CYPFER Corp. Accepted as a Supporting Partner
@CypferCorp and @Asigra contributed to @MSPAlliance’s MSP Zone Podcast: “Surviving Cyber Attacks: Data Breach Response, Ransomware Negotiation, and Other Tactics”. MSP Zone Guests: Jason Kotler, CEO, CYPFER, and Eran Farajun, EVP, Asigra.
@Asigra‘s 5 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Tackling Ransomware @CypferCorp is featured and Jason Kotler, CEO & Founder is interviewed, as leading experts in the Ransomware Negotiations, Recovery and Payment Facilitation field.
@Asigra‘s 5 Best Practices to Mitigate Ransomware Damages. @CypferCorp is featured and Jason Kotler, CEO & Founder is interviewed, as leading experts in the Ransomware Negotiations, Recovery and Payment Facilitation field.
While we saw the threat landscape change in 2019 with even more sophisticated attacks, we predict 2020 to be even more extreme. More targeted ransomware – 2019 saw ransomware exploits getting highly targeted against specific businesses, as well as local government. Attackers are spending more time intelligence-gathering on their victims, to ensure they can inflict … Continue reading Cybersecurity in 2020
This week, the gang behind the Maze ransomware strain launched a public website listing victims who have yet to pay up, threatening that if no payment is received they will publish the data stolen from those companies for all to see. Ed Dubrovsky, Managing Director of Cyber Breach Response weighed in on the discussion with … Continue reading IT World Canada- Ransomware gang behind Maze adds threat of publicizing victim info to list of capabilities
Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks are a growing threat to businesses both large and small because they prey on the vulnerabilities that technology can’t patch – people. While people may be your strongest asset, when it comes to cybersecurity, they can also be your weakest link. What is Business Email Compromise? BEC, also known as … Continue reading Protect your business from Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks
A cybersecurity breach at TransUnion has underscored the rising threat of third-party attacks and the difficulty of preventing them. The credit monitoring agency confirmed this week that the personal data of 37,000 Canadians was compromised when someone illegally used a legitimate business customer’s login to access TransUnion data. Daniel Tobok, CEO of Cypfer Inc., said … Continue reading CTV: TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks
IT World Canada recently interviewed Managing Director of Cyber Breach Response Ed Dubrovsky on the importance of understanding the state of cyber security during this important Cyber Security Awareness Month and how organizations should be prepared. Read part of the article below. “According to Ed Dubrovsky, managing director for cyber breach response at the Toronto-based … Continue reading IT World Canada: Cyber Security Awareness Month: Attackers are hungrier than defenders
It’s hard to read about cybercrime without seeing the term “phishing.” This is where a hacker sends you a seemingly legitimate link, from a seemingly legitimate source. The problem, of course, being that the link in question was created for the sole purpose of stealing your money or your data. This type of crime has … Continue reading As Seen in Forbes: Spearphishing – A Story Behind The Numbers
Ransomware attacks are growing more sophisticated by the day. The spelling and grammar issues that once alerted us to phishing emails are all but gone. Today, ransomware technologies are not only more sophisticated but more accessible, too. Just as cybercriminals adjust their attacks based on the changing security landscape, organizations need to be able to … Continue reading Ransomware – An introduction and evolving trends
Cypfer CEO Daniel Tobok sat down with CTV’s Your Morning to discuss what happens when you’ve been hacked and what steps you should take such as: Credit monitoring Financial statement monitoring Scam prevention Verifying information Read the full article here
In the wake of the recent Capital One hack that went public, you might be concerned about the safety of your information online. It’s something you probably don’t think about enough – what happens when you’ve been hacked? What are the immediate steps you should take? Security expert and Cypfer CEO Daniel Tobok has the answers … Continue reading CTV Your Morning: So, you’ve been hacked, here’s what you should do
In one of the biggest data breaches ever, a hacker gained access to more than 100 million Capital One customers’ accounts and credit card applications earlier this year. Paige Thompson is accused of breaking into a Capital One server and gaining access to 140,000 Social Security numbers, 1 million Canadian Social Insurance numbers and 80,000 … Continue reading Capital One Breach: Q&A with CYPFER CEO Daniel Tobok
Cypfer CEO Daniel Tobok speaks with Global News Toronto about how social media and online gaming are becoming an emerging trend for people to communicate their messages and discuss heinous activities. Although Tobok doesn’t believe the online video game chat groups are enablers for accused mass killers, he does believe we create better regulation to … Continue reading Sharing details of mass killings on social media, online gaming sites ‘an emerging trend’: experts