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Learn about today’s top cybersecurity threats. These security threats have been identified and analyzed by our threat research team as the most impactful threats today. These include threats to network security, information security, and more. Click on a specific threat to learn about how to best protect your business.

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Top malicious ransomware software

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Vulnerabilities

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The ransomware appends various extensions to infected files and is a variant of CrySiS. The malware has been in operation since 20...

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The ransomware uses AES encryption and adds one of more than 20 different extensions to infected files. The malicious software was...

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The ransomware also known as "Enc_RobbinHood" or "RobbinHood" demands 0.8 Bitcoin for the decryption key and a...

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A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft SharePoint when the software fails to check the source markup of an appl...

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The ransomware appends a random extension to encrypted files and reports to double the price of the ransom if not paid on time. Th...

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The campaign targeted multiple embassies and government officials in Europe with a malicious attachment carried in spear-phishing ...

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The threat group continues to attack hundreds of companies with spear-phishing emails although members were arrested in 2018. The ...

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Vulnerability in the Oracle WebLogic Server component of Oracle Fusion Middleware (subcomponent: Web Services). Supported versions...

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The Widget Connector macro in Atlassian Confluence Server before version 6.6.12 (the fixed version for 6.6.x), from version 6.7.0 ...

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A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Remote Desktop Services formerly known as Terminal Services when an unauthenticate...

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