DragonForce Ransomware – What You Want To Know

What is going on on? A comparatively new pressure of ransomware referred to as DragonForce has making the headlines after a collection of high-profile assaults. Like many different ransomware teams, DragonForce makes an attempt to extort cash from its victims in two methods – locking firms out of their computer systems and knowledge by way… Continue reading DragonForce Ransomware – What You Want To Know

East Central College suffers BlackSuit ransomware assault

The East Central College (ECU) of Ada, Oklahoma, has revealed {that a} ransomware gang launched an assault towards its methods that left some computer systems and servers encrypted and will have additionally seen delicate data stolen. In an advisory posted on its web site, ECU claims that the BlackSuit ransomware gang was unsuccessful in taking… Continue reading East Central College suffers BlackSuit ransomware assault

Sysdig digs up a ransomware gang in stealth for over a decade

Laravel is a free and open-source PHP-based internet framework for constructing high-end internet purposes. This vulnerability permits unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary codes on the affected programs. The menace actor’s exploitation of the Laravel purposes additionally led Sysdig to proof that the group was utilizing safe shell (SSH) brute forcing as one other approach the… Continue reading Sysdig digs up a ransomware gang in stealth for over a decade

Ransomware hits The Huge Difficulty. Qilin group leaks confidential information

The Qilin ransomware group has focused The Huge Difficulty, a road newspaper bought by the homeless and weak. As The File experiences, a publish on Qilin’s darkish net leak website claimed the gang has stolen 550 GB of confidential information from the periodical’s guardian firm. Qilin has printed pictures of what appears to be the… Continue reading Ransomware hits The Huge Difficulty. Qilin group leaks confidential information

The state of ransomware: Quicker, smarter, and meaner

Ransomware funds hit $1.1 billion in 2023, a document excessive and twice what they had been in 2022. The frequency, scope and quantity of assaults had been all up, as was the variety of unbiased teams conducting the assaults, in keeping with a report by Chainalysis. “We’re monitoring dozens extra teams than we used to,”… Continue reading The state of ransomware: Quicker, smarter, and meaner

Ransomware: classes all firms can be taught from the British Library assault

Graham Cluley is an award-winning cybersecurity public speaker, podcaster, blogger, and analyst. He has been a well known determine within the cybersecurity trade because the early Nineties when he labored as a programmer, writing the primary ever model of Dr Solomon’s Anti-Virus Toolkit for Home windows. Since then he has been employed in senior roles… Continue reading Ransomware: classes all firms can be taught from the British Library assault

Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide • Graham Cluley

Is there any reality behind the alleged information breach at Fortnite maker Epic Video games? Who launched the ransomware assault that brought about a fallout at pharmacies? And what’s the newest on the heart-breaking hack of Finnish remedy clinic Vastaamo? All this and far far more is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing… Continue reading Ransomware fraud, pharmacy chaos, and suicide • Graham Cluley

Bing pop-up wars, and the British Library ransomware scandal • Graham Cluley

There’s a Bing ding dong, after Microsoft (over?) enthusiastically encourages Chrome customers to cease utilizing Google, and silence hits the British Library because it shares its story of a ransomware assault. All this and extra is mentioned within the newest version of the “Smashing Safety” podcast by cybersecurity veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault. Plus:… Continue reading Bing pop-up wars, and the British Library ransomware scandal • Graham Cluley

BlackCat Ransomware Group Implodes After Obvious $22M Fee by Change Healthcare – Krebs on Safety

There are indications that U.S. healthcare big Change Healthcare has made a $22 million extortion fee to the notorious BlackCat ransomware group (a.okay.a. “ALPHV“) as the corporate struggles to deliver companies again on-line amid a cyberattack that has disrupted prescription drug companies nationwide for weeks. Nevertheless, the cybercriminal who claims to have given BlackCat entry… Continue reading BlackCat Ransomware Group Implodes After Obvious $22M Fee by Change Healthcare – Krebs on Safety

LockBitsupp unmasked!!? My response to the FBI and NCA’s LockBit ransomware revelation • Graham Cluley

Take a look at my “stay response” (isn’t that what all the children publish on social media as of late?) to the much-hyped revelation of the identification of LockBit’s administrator. For extra background on what’s been taking place relating to regulation enforcement’s disruption of LockBit this week, be sure you take a look at this… Continue reading LockBitsupp unmasked!!? My response to the FBI and NCA’s LockBit ransomware revelation • Graham Cluley