Farming Malicious Documents to Unravel Ransomware

Farming Malicious Documents to Unravel Ransomware

While analyzing a recent malicious Microsoft Word document, it downloaded a ransomware variant, “SAGE 2.0” (Sage Locker), which is a spin-off from CryLocker. This ransomware has been slowly making the rounds lately; most notably because a number of these campaigns have been seen delivering both Sage and Cerber ransomware families from the same download locations, [...]

EMEA Advisory Council Marks International Data Protection Day with GDPR Warning

EMEA Advisory Council Marks International Data Protection Day with GDPR Warning

Yves Le Roux, co-chair and public policy workgroup lead, (ISC)2 EMEA Advisory Council This Saturday marks the 10th anniversary for Data Protection Day, celebrated each year on 28 January – which is the date the Council of Europe’s data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”, was established. Data Protection Day, known as Privacy Day outside [...]