As WannaCry variants continue to have an ongoing impact, public and private sector organisations need to pay closer attention to their users' behaviour.
In the majority of reported and analysed breaches, compromised credentials played a significant role in more than two-thirds of them.
Last year, 69% of companies surveyed reported incidents of attempted data theft—but not from external threats. These threats came from inside the organisation.
While these threats can be prevented, 91% of companies report that they do not have effective insider threat detection methods.
Update 2! Several Russian news agencies and additional targets in the Ukraine have reportedly being hit with cyberattacks, which the security firm GroupIB believes to be based on a new variant of Petya called BadRabbit. GroupIB reported on Twitter that the Russian Interfax news agency is down due to a cyberattack. Interfax has confirmed the report and has continued posting news stories along with updates on its own situation on its Facebook page. Check Point said the Ukrainian targets included Kiev Metro (Ukrainian train services), Odessa Airport (Ukraine), Ukrainian ministries of infrastructure and finance.