Record 304.7mn ransomware attacks eclipse 2020 global total in 6 months

In the first half of 2021, ransomware attacks skyrocketed, eclipsing the entire volume for 2020 in only six months. This is according to the mid-year update to the 2021 SonicWall Cyber Threat Report published. 

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SonicWall capture ATP aces latest ICSA Lab test, finds more malware

After 35 days of testing and the completion of 1,741 total tests, the multi-engine SonicWall Capture Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) sandbox service, with Real-Time Deep Memory Inspection (RTDMI), received a perfect score in the latest ICSA Labs Advanced Threat Defense test for Q1 2021.

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Aggressive growth in ransomware, rise in IoT attacks, SonicWall research finds

SonicWall Capture Labs threat researchers has unveiled third-quarter threat intelligence collected by the company’s more than 1 million global security sensors.

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Cloud software provider Blackbaud pays ransom, as incidents rise globally

WEEK IN IT SECURITY – Just as we were reporting last week on our sister site The Evolving Enterprise that ransomware is behind 1 in 3 cyber security attacks on organisations, news was breaking of another major ransom attack, reports Jeremy Cowan.

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Sectigo acquires Icon Labs, claiming industry-first end-to-end IoT security platform

Sectigo (formerly Comodo CA), which is said to be the world’s largest commercial Certificate Authority (CA) and a specialist in web security solutions, has acquired Icon Labs. Icon Labs is a provider of cross-platform security solutions for embedded original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and Internet of Things (IoT) device manufacturers.

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