Ransomware Gang Steals 10TB of Pics and Data From Canon

Multinational corporation Canon reportedly fell victim to a ransomware attack launched by Maze group against its email and storage services and it’s U.S. website on July 30th. Maze has threatened to leak the pics and data if a crypto ransom is not paid.
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McAfee Says NetWalker Ransomware Generated $25M Over 4 Months

Cybersecurity firm McAfee released a study showing the activities of NetWalker, a ransomware first known as Mailto that was initially discovered in August 2019.
According to the report, the operators of NetWalker have collected over $25 million from ransom payments since March 2020.

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Cryptojacking Almost 5 Times More Prevalent in India Than Global Average

Cryptojackers are hitting pay dirt in India, according to Microsoft’s newly released Security Endpoint Threat Report 2019.
The report states that web users in India encounter crypto mining malware attacks at a rate 4.6 times higher than the regional and global average.

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Ransomware Victims Are Fighting Back Against Their Attackers and Winning

The No More Ransom decryption tool repository, an initiative launched by Europol to combat ransomware attacks, has saved individuals $632 million in ransom demands since 2016.
According to the announcement published by Europol, the repository is celebrating its fourth anniversary.

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English Football Club Hit With Multi-Million Dollar Ransomware Attack

The UK National Cyber Security Centre released a report on July 23 that discloses a growing trend in ransomware attacks against the sports sector. They noted a recent example in which attackers demanded that an English Football League club, or EFL, pay a multi-million dollar ransom in Bitcoin (BTC).

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