Ransomware

REvil Ransomware gang members arrested by Russia

Russia has made it formal that it has arrested few members of REvil ransomware group and seized their assets. Highly placed sources say that the arrests were made by Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation (FSB) in coordination with a special team appointed by the Investigation Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of […]

Ransomware attack locks down inmates in US Jail

A Ransomware attack on US Jail has reportedly locked down inmates in their respective cells as the access to their automated doors was knocked out completely since January 5th,2021. The jail in discussion is Metropolitan Detention Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico despite that, reports are in that the situation seems to be slowly coming under control–all […]

USB drives now being mailed with ransomware

FBI has issued a warning to all companies about ransomware being spread through mailed pen drives by a cyber crime group dubbed FIN7. So, corporate companies must be vigilant while receiving USB drives through mail, and be aware that it can contain malicious software like ransomware that can disrupt a business network for weeks or […]

Ransomware attack on Brazil Health Ministry

While the entire world is trying its best to contain the spike of the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, some hackers have targeted the database registered with the Brazil Health Ministry halting the process of vaccinating the public and stealing vital vaccination data since December 12th, 2021. Interestingly, the attack is the second in just a […]

Ransomware Attack halts Christmas 2021 paychecks and bonuses

Kronos Private Cloud, a Massachusetts based payroll company, was subjected to a ransomware attack last week, disrupting most of its accounting servers; leaving many workers without their regular paychecks and bonuses for this Christmas 2021 season. Kronos, a business unit of software giant Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) issued a clarity on the situation and stated […]

Ransomware attack news trending on Google

A Colorado based energy provider dubbed Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) has made it official that it suffered a cyber attack early last month and wiped out historical information collected in the past 25 years, disrupting 90% of automated internal controls to the core. Although the attack was of ransomware genre, officials related to the energy […]

Canada man arrested for launching malware attacks on United States

In a joint operation conducted by Ontario Provisional Police (OPP) in coordination with US FBI and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), an Ottawa based person was arrested for launching sophisticated ransomware and espionage related malware attacks on governments, businesses and individuals based in Canada and United States. As per the details available to our Cybersecurity […]

Ransomware news headlines trending on Google

According to a report released by CrowdStrike, over 96% of ransomware victims are being forced to pay an extra fee amounting to thousands of dollars in a trend being mostly observed in US, EMEA and APAC. CrowdStrike’s 2021 Global Security Attitude Survey states that the average demand made by ransomware spreaders is now $6 million, […]

Ransomware attack leads to data leak of over 400,000 patients

A Los Angeles based healthcare provider that is into the service of providing motherhood to woman through innovative treatments has reportedly suffered a ransomware attack leading to data leak of over 400,000 patients. Planned Parenthood, a non-profit organization that is into reproductive care reacted to the news that the IT service provider, serving it was […]

Queensland Ransomware and Malware on Finland Smart Phones

Queensland based energy company CS Energy has suffered a ransomware attack crippling the servers related to power generation across the network. And reports are in that the incident did not affect the electricity generation as its spread was only limited to administration based servers. The IT staff at the Callide and Kogan Creek power stations […]

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