Commodity malware on the rise surpassing ransomware, reveals Cisco

According to the report, commodity malware outpaced ransomware for the first time in more than a year during April, May, and June 2022, accounting for 20% of all threats observed, followed by ransomware, phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and advanced persistent threats.

Security concerns in the emerging Web 3.0 world

The World Wide Web is undergoing a transition to Web 3.0, which is being fueled by advancements in cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, decentralized applications, and decentralized file storage.

Cisco Talos reveals tips for safe online engagement this holiday season

The closing days of holiday season are often the most risky, as shoppers face limited supply and shipment delays. Many shoppers are willing to compromise with untrustworthy sources in order to buy gifts on time.

Cisco Talos lists ransomware as the top security threat between April & June 2021

Ransomware accounted for nearly half of all incidents and was more than three times the next most common threat, according to CTIR. Transportation, utilities, health care, government, telecoms, technology, machinery, chemical and much more.

Cisco Talos finds nearly 70% of ransomware attacks result from cybercrime tools

The top variants between November 2020 and January 2021 were Ryuk and Vatet. Cisco Talos has also observed variants of Egregor and WastedLocker continuing to target organizations across the globe.