Ransomware

China blamed for Ransomware attacks on Microsoft Exchange Servers

United States, NATO Member Countries and European Union has issued a joint statement early today accusing China for the ransomware attacks that targeted Microsoft Exchange Servers across the world and crippling computer networks of several companies. Point to be noted over here that this is for the first time that all the renowned countries of […]

Ransomware threat to SonicWall Customers

SonicWall that offers next generation firewalls and various Cybersecurity solutions has announced that its customers using certain products are at a risk of being cyber attacked with ransomware. Therefore, customers using Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series and Secure Remote Access (SRA) products are being urged to disconnect those devices from internet as they are […]

A Tsunami of Cyber Crimes ejected by Australian Ransomware Payments

As most of the Australian organizations are silently paying ransomware payments to get back access to their encrypted data, it has started a vicious cycle that has led the world to a position where it is facing a tsunami of cyber crimes According to a finding made by Cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike there has been a […]

White House to do crypto tracking and offer $10 million reward to nab ransomware spreading criminals

White House, under the leadership of US President Joe Biden, has issued a new set of guidelines for public and private entities that are dealing with ransomware. From now on, all ransomware payments will be tracked down by the cyber task force that will be led by some former military veterans and Chief’s of technology […]

Now a website to track down ransomware payments

Ransomwhere, a dedicated website to track down ransomware payments, was launched by a security researcher named Jack Cable. The website will act as a dashboard that will keep a track of ransomware payments by strain and will also help security researchers conduct more analysis by presenting to them raw data that machine learning tools can […]

Russia hacks US Political Party, and Biden elevates ransomware as National Security Priority

Russia is back in news and that too for hacking the Republican National Committee (RNC) last week. However, the good news is that there was not data steal in the incident and that was confirmed by the spokesperson of RNC. APT29 aka Cozy Bear, a hacking group funded by Kremlin is suspected to be behind […]

Kaseya Ransomware attack strikes UK Companies

Kaseya Ransomware attack that affected over 17 nations across the world has now caught the attention of Britain’s Cybersecurity wing NCSC as reports are pouring in that the REvil ransomware gang has targeted over 11 major companies in United Kingdom.The National Cyber Security Center (NCSC) has launched an investigation on the Kaseya attack and is […]

Biden serious as REvil Ransomware attack targets 1200 US Companies

Joe Biden, the 46TH American President has ordered a serious criminal probe against the REvil ransomware gang that has targeted over 1200 US Companies recently. The POTUS is also planning to make a personal call to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the attack that has led to shutdown of more than 800 retail stores belonging […]

New disputes to arise from ransomware payments ban

As the law enforcement agencies are urging ransomware victims not to make any ransom payment to hackers, as it not only encourages crime but also doesn’t guarantee a decryption key for sure in exchange for the payment. Some security analysts say that this could give rise to fresh troubles to businesses and their owners on […]

Make the best of ISC Ransomware course free till July end this year

The International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC)², has made an official announcement that its Professional Development Institute(PDI) Courses related to ransomware: Identity, protect, defend and recover will be available for free of cost until July 31st this year. To those uninitiated, the PDI course on the file encrypted malware will be covering over 40 topics […]

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