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Homemade Ransomware

Homemade Ransomware

Ransomware-as-a-service is a lucrative business and in the hands of professionally organised groups. Now criminals can resort to quickly cobbled-together junk ransomware.

SOC: Good buy, beats bad build

SOC: Good Buy, Beats Bad Build

Building an internal security operations centre is neither easy nor cheap. However, an external SOC also brings challenges, says Jochen Koehler of Ontinue.

Microsoft monitors 100 active ransomware groups

Microsoft Monitors 100 Active Ransomware Groups

They attack their victims with more than 50 ransomware families. The cybercriminals often gain access to networks via phishing. Ransomware-as-a-service contributes to the success of the cyber extortion business model.