Over the past several weeks, ransomware has been a widespread topic. However, on 02 July there was a bit of good news for a change. St John Ambulance, a “not-for-profit provider of specialist patient transport services across England” advised customers they were “subjected to a ransomware attack.” Fortunately, having a plan in place allowed St John Ambulance to resolve the issue within 30 minutes without paying any ransom demands.
Houses of Worship, Faith-Based Organizations, Charities, and Other Non-Profits: Yes, This CAN Happen to You.
by Jennifer Lyn Walker and Omar Tisza This post was originally informed by a TLP: GREEN FB-ISAO Monthly Threat Overview, distributed on 27 June 2019. It’s easy to adopt the “this won’t…
A series of recent ransomware incidents are not only highlighting just how vulnerable faith-based organizations and charities are to this type of cyberattack, these incidents also demonstrate threat actors interest in targeting organizations that are often less prepared for a cyber incident and perception they may be more willing to pay the ransom