Week in review: Web shell malware, client-side web security, phishers exploit Zoom and WebEx

From helpnetsecurity.com

Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles:

46% of SMBs have been targeted by ransomware, 73% have paid the ransom
Ransomware attacks are not at all unusual in the SMB community, as 46% of these businesses have been victims. And 73% of those SMBs that have been the targets of ransomware attacks actually have paid a ransom, Infrascale reveals.

Web shell malware continues to evade many security tools
Cyber attackers are increasingly leveraging web shell malware to get persistent access to compromised networks, the US National Security Agency and the Australian Signals Directorate warn.

Phishers exploit Zoom, WebEx brands to target businesses
Proofpoint researchers have spotted and documented email phishing campaigns targeting US companies in a variety of industries with emails impersonating Zoom and Cisco (WebEx).

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