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UAE ransomware

Over 59% of UAE organisations surveyed were hit by ransomware in 2021 – research

The average cost to recover from the most recent ransomware attack in 2021 was $1.26m

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Sophos acquires UK-based Soc.Os to advance MTR, XDR capabilities

The deal expands Sophos’ adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem to include telemetry from third-party security and IT solutions

Sophos discovers new variants of Tor2Mine cryptominer

In a research, Sophos describes new variants of the miner that include a PowerShell script that attempts to disable malware protection

Cybersecurity

UAE organisations report increased cyberattacks during the pandemic: research

The data also shows that there is a lack of understanding about the definition of phishing

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Sophos acquires Braintrace to strengthen its adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem

Third Party event data from firewalls, proxies, VPNs, and other sources will be collected and forwarded using Braintrace’s technology

A quarter of firms in MEA face dire cybersecurity skills gap

Survey by Sophos reveals the impact of ransomware on organisations

Dharma ransomware imperils SMBs utilising remote work due to Covid-19

Dharma is one of the most profitable ransomware families around, due to its mass-market, service-based business model