Baltimore ransomware attack was early attempt at data extortion, new report shows
A May 2019 attempt to pressure city leaders was unsuccessful, but it was a preview a change in ransomware tactics, according to new research from CrowdStrike.
CrowdStrike's Rob Sheldon on election security, cybersecurity during pandemic
Rob Sheldon, head of technology strategy for public sector at CrowdStrike, says everyone has a role to play in safeguarding the nation's election systems.
Ransomware attacks matured in 2019, report says
Threat actors that target IT organizations like local governments and school districts have elevated their tactics, according to a new report from CrowdStrike.
Recent ransomware surge linked to Russian criminal group
An executive at the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike said a recent spike of incidents points to increased activity by a hacker group it calls Wizard Spider.