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Healthcare breaches on the rise in 2022

While the healthcare industry has always been a target of threat actors and particularly ransomware groups because of a lack of cybersecurity funding, 2022 has already shown a sharp increase in the rate of breaches.

CISA director promotes collaboration and trust at RSAC 2022

CISA Director Jen Easterly said there's growing momentum for stronger collaboration and communication between government agencies like CISA and private-sector cybersecurity companies.

MacOS malware attacks slipping through the cracks

Apple security specialist Patrick Wardle told RSA Conference 2022 attendees that some of the worst security flaws in the macOS operating system come from overlooked bits of code.

Verizon DBIR: Ransomware dominated threat landscape in 2021

"This year ransomware has continued its upward trend with an almost 13% increase -- a rise as big as the last five years combined (for a total of 25% this year)," the 2022 Verizon DBIR read.

Small businesses under fire from password stealers

In tracking the Trojan PSW attacks for 219 countries, territories and unions, Kaspersky found some of the largest increases in Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Hungary, Mexico, Russia, Serbia and the U.S.

QNAP devices hit by DeadBolt ransomware again

"According to the investigation by the QNAP Product Security Incident Response Team ... the affected models were mainly TS-x51 series and TS-x53 series," the advisory said.

How micropatching could help close the security update gap

According to Edgescan's "2021 Vulnerability Statistics Report," the average organization's mean time to remediate a vulnerability once it's identified -- known as the security update gap -- is 60.3 days.

How cryptocurrencies enable attackers and defenders

A rise in the popularity of cryptocurrency-based crime, doubled with a lack of regulation, has paved the way for cybercriminals to extort vast amounts of money from legitimate organizations.

Ransomware attacks lasted 9.9 days in 2021: Check Point

According to cyber insurer Kovrr, ransomware attack victims paid out 89% of the ransom demand on average in 2019. The figure dropped to 27% in 2020 before rising to 49% in 2021.

Lapsus$ targeting SharePoint, VPNs and virtual machines

Access to corporate VPNs is a primary focus for this group as it allows the threat actor to directly access key infrastructure which they require to complete their objectives.

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