August 20, 2020

Carnival Corp. Reveals Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attacks also seem to be evolving, becoming more successful by leveraging “the unparalleled availability of stolen/exposed credentials available courtesy of the numerous breaches that have been made visible in the press,” says Shahrokh Shahidzadeh, CEO at Acceptto.

“Attacks appear to be more successful when leveraging a valid digital credential – which has been purchased on the dark web or stolen outright in a breach --  for planting ransomware, especially when a targeted organization doesn’t continuously authenticate every digital credential,” Shahidzadeh explains.


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