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How to align security best practices with cloud-forward innovation

FBI Director Christopher Wray speaks to a group in Washington, D.C. The FBI recently reported that total U.S. losses from cybercrime topped $4.1 billion in 2020. Today’s columnist, Glenn Mulvaney of Clumio, says while ransomware has become a hot-button issue, companies also need to focus on viruses, DDoS attacks, cryptojacking, and securing the cloud.

Ransomware may be targeting Microsoft’s Hafnium Exchange Server vulnerabilities

Microsoft confirmed “a new family of ransomware being used after an initial compromise of unpatched on-premises Exchange Servers,” via its Security Intelligence Twitter account. The ransomware, called DoejoCrypt or DearCry, appears to be the latest threat associated with not patching the Hafnium Exchange Server vulnerabilities Microsoft first announced last week. DoejoCrypt was first noticed on…

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