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Costa Rica declares ransomware emergency and Colonial Pipeline Cyber Attack fetches $1 Million penalty

The government of Costa Rica declared a national emergency on May 8th, 2022, Sunday, as most of its government websites were impacted by ransomware, disrupting servers and back-end operations to the core. Rodrigo Chaves, the President of Costa Rica, released an official statement on this note and added that the hackers were demanding $10 million […]

Two Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

The Government of the United States has announced a $15 million reward to those who provide tip-off’s related to Conti Ransomware Group whereabouts and details related to their future attack campaigns. FBI issued an estimate that the year 2021 witnessed a 60% rise in ransomware attacks launched by Conti Gang and the reward it might […]

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Those spreading Avaddon Ransomware have decided to close down their shutters- all due to a global crackdown initiated by US FBI in association with other law enforcement agencies across the world. On average the said file-encrypting malware spreading group was demanding $40,000 in exchange for the decryption key. But decided last week that they are […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

The government officials in Argentina were forced to close the border crossing activity for a few hours on August 27, 2020, as the Comprehensive Migration Capture System servers (SICaM) were targeted by a ransomware attack. Highly placed sources say that Netwalker ransomware spreading gang was the one that targeted the Immigration Agency in Argentina and […]

Ransomware news trending on Google

The first and the foremost news related to ransomware is about an IT Staffing company named Collabera that recently suffered a Maze ransomware attack on its network, possibly giving away personal information of employees to hackers. Collabera is one of the Fortune 500 Technology companies having business across 10 nations and serving banking, financial, technology, […]

Ransomware news trending on Google

In Sport a New South Wales (NSW), Australia based retailer has released a press statement yesterday that the servers at its head office were impacted by REvil or Sodinokibi ransomware attack which has resulted in some data loss which includes email addresses, shipping addresses, and contact numbers. However, the sports equipment dealer has assured that […]

Michigan water board pays $25K ransom to cyber criminals

Data security concerns are on rising and despite many efforts being taken by government organizations to isolate themselves from malware attacks, it seems like some happenings couldn’t be averted. The Lansing Board of Water & Light (LBWL) is reported to have paid a ransom $25,000 to cyber criminals in last summer to unlock its internal […]

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