MOVE It Vulnerability: Active Exploitation by CL0P Ransomware

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MOVE It Vulnerability: Active Exploitation by CL0P Ransomware

In recent months, the cybersecurity landscape has witnessed a surge in targeted attacks and the exploitation of vulnerabilities in various software applications. One such concerning case involves the MOVE it Managed File Transfer (MFT) software, which has fallen victim to active exploitation by CL0P ransomware. The repercussions of this vulnerability have affected numerous organizations worldwide, … Continue reading MOVE It Vulnerability: Active Exploitation by CL0P Ransomware

Unlock Savings: The Impact of Strong Passwords To Reduce Cyber Insurance Costs for Businesses

Cyber threats have become a significant concern for businesses of all sizes. The cost of cyber attacks, including financial losses, reputational damage, and legal consequences, can be staggering. To mitigate these risks, businesses often invest in cyber insurance. However, there is a powerful and cost-effective tool that businesses can utilize to reduce their cyber insurance … Continue reading Unlock Savings: The Impact of Strong Passwords To Reduce Cyber Insurance Costs for Businesses

Ransomware in 2020

Ransomware is becoming an epidemic in the cybersecurity world, with new strains being created continuously by criminals to extort money out of unsuspecting users. Cybercriminals are becoming more and more sophisticated. From the comfort of their own homes without any physical contact, they can launch virtual kidnappings of valuable digital assets and hold them hostage … Continue reading Ransomware in 2020

Cybersecurity in 2020

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

CTV: TransUnion breach shows rising threat of third-party cyberattacks

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

The Loop: So, you’ve been hacked. Here’s what you should do

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

CTV Your Morning: So, you’ve been hacked, here’s what you should do

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

Capital One data breach impacts millions

Capital One says it was hit with a data breach, affecting an estimated 100 million US individuals and approximately 6 million in Canada, according to a press release published Monday July 29, 2019. What do you need to know? Cypfer CEO and cyber expert Daniel Tobok keeps you up to date as the story develops. Capital … Continue reading Capital One data breach impacts millions

Capital One Breach: Q&A with CYPFER CEO Daniel Tobok

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

Evolving trends in ransomware are bad news for businesses

Ransomware is shifting targets, moving from victimizing consumers to attacking enterprises, where infections rose by 12% in 2018 even as overall ransomware infections were down, according to Symantec’s 2019 Internet Security Threat Report. Cyber criminals are flexing their muscles, with one expert seeing a “major increase” in organized crime. “This trend has been going up … Continue reading Evolving trends in ransomware are bad news for businesses