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October 20, 2021
While ransomware has been around for a couple decades, the tools, objectives, and groups associated with it have evolved substantially in the past few years. Ransomware attacks have become the bane of modern cybersecurity, and few are as insidious as Ryuk, a malware infection impacting governments and businesses globally.
As malware variants have grown increasingly more complex, the use of free, open source malware analysis tools to counteract them has increased, too. Keep reading to learn more about the five best open source malware analysis tools for 2021, their key features, why they are helpful, and why they can be risky to use.
To guarantee a heightened degree of safety awareness, cybersecurity professionals have devised a training exercise based on military drills that pit two teams against each other. Depending on your job within the cybersecurity department, you are placed on either the red team (attackers) or the blue team (defenders).
Ransomware is the most prominent type of malware used in cyber attacks. It uses encryption to make an organization’s internal data and files inaccessible to its owners, thus effectively holding the data at ransom. Usually, hackers will demand a payment or sensitive information to provide the key to unlock the encryption and access the data or system again.
Although there are dozens of tools and softwares on the market, Linux and Parrot Security OS stand out as two of the best hacking platforms available today. Read on for a deep dive into the benefits and features of these two platforms and how you can use them in your cybersecurity career.
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