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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1165 Cerber: A case in point of ransomware leveraging cloud platforms
As cloud services become increasingly adopted by end users, cybercriminals are equally finding ways to abuse them, using them as vectors to host and deliver malware. Conversely, by targeting cloud-based productivity platforms utilized by many enterprises, the malefactors are hoping to victimize users who handle sensitive corporate data that when denied access to can mean serious repercussions for their business operations.

A case in point: the Cerber ransomware. Its latest variant—detected by Trend Micro as RANSOM_CERBER.CAD—was found to have targeted Office 365 users, particularly home users and businesses.
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#1166 Cisco patches serious flaws in router and conferencing server software
#1165 Cerber: A case in point of ransomware leveraging cloud platforms
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#1163 Malicious macros arrive in phishing emails, steal banking information
#1162 This webcam malware could blackmail you into leaking company secrets
#1161 Most companies still can't spot incoming cyberattacks
#1160 How to steal money from Instagram, Google and Microsoft
#1159 Two million passwords breached in Ubuntu hack
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