Iran’s Potential Cyber Threat: What to Know

Iran’s Potential Cyber Threat: What to Know

Geopolitical Impacts Ostra’s threat intelligence partner, FireEye, assesses with high confidence that Iranian cyber espionage presents a high-frequency, serious intensity threat particularly to organizations in the government, oil and gas, telecommunications, and...
Ransomware Shuts Down Tele-Fundraising Company

Ransomware Shuts Down Tele-Fundraising Company

Company closes doors without notice. A tele-fundraising firm in Arkansas shut down, telling employees they should “search for other employment,” after recovery efforts from a ransomware attack failed. The Heritage Company lost hundreds of thousands of dollars after...
Cybersecurity: 2020

Cybersecurity: 2020

Threat actors have a very real opportunity to make big returns.  In the cybersecurity world, the bad guys are picking up the pace and the deluge of attacks isn’t likely to let up. Experts predict bolder actions and attacks by threat actors, and stricter regulations...
Ignoring a Ransom Demand Just Got Harder

Ignoring a Ransom Demand Just Got Harder

Attacks and Stolen Data Published By Attackers. Ostra Provides Protection. Ransomware attackers have turned up the nasty dial by outing victims who refuse to pay and threatening to go public with their stolen data. Several modern ransomware strains capable of...
Phishing Attack: The Power of One Email

Phishing Attack: The Power of One Email

Ostra Delivers Smarter Protection to Minimize Security Risks Access is everything – and phishing attacks give attackers access. As an attack method, phishing is easy and it works. All it takes is a believable email to get people to click on, and a fake website...