Ransomware Guide – A U.S. Government Report – DHS CISA December 2020

Understanding Ransomware - A U.S. Government Report U.S.Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Published December 2020 Presented by SCARS Understanding Ransomware - A CISC Guide We want to share this document with the public to help create a greater understanding of these crimes. Our mission is to help educate & prevent cybercrime for individuals and their employers. Overview of Ransomware Ransomware is a form of [...]

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action

The Most Dangerous Malware EMOTET Disrupted Through Global Action Law enforcement and judicial authorities worldwide have this week disrupted one of the most significant botnets of the past decade: EMOTET Investigators have now taken control of its infrastructure in an international coordinated action! EMOTET Has Been One Of The Most Professional And Long-Lasting Cybercrime Services Out There First discovered as a banking Trojan Virus in 2014, the malware [...]

How Bad Is It, Really?

The State of Cybercriminality In Real-Time! Here is a real-time map showing global cyber threats courtesy of Kaspersky and CyberArmedSecurity.com Turn on or off the options at the bottom of the map to see the different types of attacks.  Turn on or off the options at the bottom of the map to see the different types of attacks.

Europol’s 2020 Cybercrime Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA)

SCARS™ Special Report: Europol’s 2020 Cybercrime Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) Europol’s 2020 cybercrime report updates on the latest trends and the current impact of cybercrime within the EU and beyond. Source: EUROPOL So much has changed since Europol published last year’s Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). The global COVID-19 pandemic that hit every corner of the world forced us to reimagine our societies and reinvent the way we work and live. During [...]

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware

SCARS™ Cybersecurity Guide: Protecting Against Ransomware All about ransomware Ever wondered what all the ransomware fuss is about? You've heard about it at the office or read about it in the news. Maybe you've got a pop-up on your computer screen right now warning of a ransomware infection. Well, if you’re curious to learn all there is to know about ransomware, you’ve come to the right place. We'll tell you about ransomware’s different forms, how [...]