NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – April 2023: Ransomware threat remains at high level
The volume of ransomware attacks remained at record highs with 352 attacks in April, the second-highest month on record, according to the latest analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – March 2023
March saw an unprecedented surge in ransomware attacks with 459 recorded, a 91% increase from February 2023.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – February 2023
Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team has revealed there were 240 ransomware attacks in February, a 45% increase from January.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – January 2023
January’s Threat Pulse sees a decrease in ransomware attacks – 38%, compared to December but still a high number recorded for January, the highest in 3 years.
Ransomware attacks take slight dip in 2022 as threat actors evolve and explore new tactics – NCC Group Annual Threat Monitor Report
Compiled by NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team, the report details the events of 2022 and their impact on the cyber threat landscape, providing an overview of incidents across all sectors and highlighting global trends.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse - December 2022
December’s Threat Pulse sees a small increase in ransomware attacks – 2%, compared to November but still a high number recorded for the traditionally quieter end of year period.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – November 2022
November’s Threat Pulse sees ransomware attacks again on the rise by 41%, along with Royal and Cuba threat actors resurfacing to knock Lockbit off the top of the most active threat groups.
DDoS attacks on the rise - an anomaly or a resurgence?
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have been the subject of much discussion across the security community with the number of attacks on the rise. We take a look at what this could mean for organisations and whether a resurgence is on the cards.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – October 2022
Analysis from NCC Group’s NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team has revealed a decrease in ransomware attacks in October, but a sharp rise in DDoS attacks with the highest number of incidents observed this year.
NCC Group Monthly Threat Pulse – September 2022
September’s analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team shows an increase in ransomware attacks after a rather turbulent summer period in the threat group scene, with Conti disbanding, Lockbit rebranding, and new actors emerging.
Fake antivirus, Sharkbot circles back onto Google Play store
Back in February 2022, our Fox-IT threat intelligence team discovered a new generation banking Trojan, posing as a fake Android antivirus cleaner, known as SharkBotDropper, in the Google Play store. Last month, the team detected a new version of this malware dropper active in two apps on the Google Play store, with over 60,000 installations between them.