International Airline Service Interruptions

Context On May 25, 2022, multiple flights in India were grounded for several hours after the airline confirmed a ransomware attack on their internal systems that also disrupted their website functionality. On May 26, 2022, a small airline cancelled all flights leaving Gatwick in the United Kingdom from 1 to 3 p.m. BST due to…

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5 Most Common Ransomware Types in 2022

Colonial Pipeline. JBS. Kaseya. 2021 was a record year for high-profile, expensive ransomware attacks. In 2022 we can only expect this to continue, as ransomware-as-a-service expands threat actor accessibility to tools, and new double/triple extortion ransomware attacks raise potential profits even higher. Although the retail and hospitality sector has not been hit nearly as hard…

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Fortifying Users Against Malware through Personalized Campaigns

This article is a repost from SecurityAdvisor Security Challenge: Detecting Malware is Risky Business Between May-August 2020, Emotet was the top malware variant reported in the RH-ISAC community, followed by Ursnif, Trickbot, and .jar malware files. Compared to other threats, intelligence shares concerning specific malware was not quite as common as business email compromise (BEC)…

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Current COVID-19 Trend: Malspam Campaigns

The entire world is on edge, watching as COVID-19 continues to spread at an exponential rate. The uncertainty and unknowns around the illness have all of us thirsty for news and information about the virus: we all want to know what’s going on and how we can best protect our families. Hackers are taking full…

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Retail and Hospitality Threat Trend Report

Retail and hospitality industries are in the midst of a technology adoption boom. Digital channels are being expanded as consumers go online at all stages of the purchase process—from information gathering, to pre-purchase, to post-purchase service. RH-ISAC and Accenture Security’s iDefense have teamed up to provide a first of its kind threat intelligence report for…

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