Based on our profiling analysis, while the site operators appear to be Ukrainian the platform is open to any affiliate for a fee or as the industry states “Ransomware as a Service”, RaaS. The negotiation/chat site requires a unique key that is left with the ransom notes on the victims machines. They encrypt both LINUX … Continue reading Black Basta Ransomware – Threat Intelligence→
CYPFER is pleased to support the McMaster University Rugby team. In continuation of the CYPFER commitment to support local communities both by education and cyber-awareness, sponsoring various informational events and now we are pleased to support the McMaster University Rugby team. CYPFER believes that team sports teach the next generation both sportsmanship and collaboration which … Continue reading CYPFER Support the McMaster University Rugby team→
Toronto, Ontario. – March 1, 2022 – CYPFER, a market leader in Cybersecurity and ransomware recovery advisory, today launched its new website: www.CYPFER.com CYPFER’s five key services pillars now offer a robust, experience based portfolio of reactive and proactive offerings include: 1) Cyber-Attack Recovery; 2) Advisory; 3) Cyber Resilience; 4) Digital Executive Protection; and 5) Ransomware Recovery. “In December 2021, CYPFER received … Continue reading CYPFER Corp launches new website→
Toronto, Ontario – December 7, 2021 – CYPFER, a market leader in ransomware consulting and advisory, today announced that it has closed on a substantial multi-million-dollar investment from an international private equity firm. Neither the exact amount of the investment nor its terms were disclosed. “Specifically, the investment will go toward expanding and improving our services including Post-Breach … Continue reading CYPFER receives multi-million-dollar investment from private equity firm→
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.
Toronto, Ontario – April 4, 2022 – Veteran sales and cybersecurity guru Stephen Hampton has been appointed Vice President, Business Development of CYPFER by Founder and President Jason Kotler. As Vice President of Business Development, Stephen Hampton will be responsible for strategy, growth, managing client and partner relationships across the cyber-attack response spectrum including ransomware, as well as the consulting … Continue reading Stephen Hampton appointed Vice President, Business Development of CYPFER→
Cybersecurity Thought Leader and Guru Daniel Tobok, Re-Enters The Game and Acquires CYPFER TORONTO, ON – May 17, 2022 – CYPFER headquarters announced it has entered a definitive agreement to be acquired by Toronto/Miami-based cybersecurity pioneer, innovator and entrepreneur Daniel Tobok. Upon completion of the transaction, CYPFER will continue to be a privately held company as it … Continue reading Cyber-Crime Now Faces Seasoned Veteran Heavyweight, Again→
Alongside Cyber Security Juggernaut, CYPFER’s CEO, Daniel Tobok TORONTO / MIAMI – May 25, 2022 – Daniel Tobok, CEO of CYPFER, has appointed Ed Dubrovsky as Managing Director consulting and threat intelligence operations. Dubrovsky is a 30-year veteran of the cybersecurity and technology industries with a unique technical, business, entrepreneurial and educational background. Dubrovsky has helped … Continue reading Cyber Security Just Got Stronger as Iconic Operator Ed Dubrovsky Joins CYPFER→
The Challenge of Securing Microsoft’s Remote Access Solutions For decades, Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) software has been used to connect to users and computers remotely. Recently, the number of implementations has increased ten-fold as organizations responded to the global pandemic and the need to work remotely was a requirement of survival. Organizations of all sizes, including those that already had remote access solutions in place, … Continue reading Properly Securing Commonly Used Remote Access Technologies (RDP/RDG and VPN)→
What is Virtual Private Networking? A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a remote access tool used by most organizations to allow employees, vendors/partners and other stakeholders access to their company’s corporate networks and resources. When configured and deployed correctly, a VPN can help ensure that access is secure. However, Cypfer has observed that in many cases VPN technologies are deployed in a manner that may increase risk to an organization by opening a doorway for cyber-attackers to exploit. What is Remote Desktop … Continue reading Remote Desktop Protocol & Virtual Private Networking: A hidden threat in the age of remote work→
COVID–19 has slowed down business but unfortunately hasn’t slowed down cybercrime. In our new reality we need to work from home in a safe and secure way to protect both our personal and corporate data. With that said, here is a work from home security tips designed to keep you and your family safe. Be aware of phishing emails Cybercriminals are out … Continue reading Remote Worker Cyber Hygiene Tips→
From the apps and websites we use every day to the numerous connected devices we continue to add to our homes, there are more ways than ever cybercriminals can hack your data. As we enter a more connected reality, we need to be increasingly aware that smart home and IoT (Internet of Things) devices may … Continue reading Cyber Security in the Era of the Smart Home Devices→