Baltimore ransomware attack was early attempt at data extortion, new report shows

by • 15 hours ago

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

by • 2 months ago

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

by • 9 months ago

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

by • 1 year ago

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.