The FDA-approved Coronavirus ventilator manufacturer Boyce Technologies has been targeted by ransomware launched by the DoppelPaymer gang, who are threatening to leak data from the company.Read more
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.
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.
Cryptojacking attacks are both an internal and external threat, as the hacking groups are getting more organized in attempts to exploit vulnerabilities in the networks.Read more
A new study indicates that hackers are actively relying on the Dogecoin (DOGE) blockchain to expand a malware payload named “Doki.Read more
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.
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.
Smartwatch maker and data-syncing service provider, Garmin, was the subject of a ransomware attack that took down several of its services on July 23, which managed to encrypt its internal network.Read more
Ransomware gang REvil stole over 800 GB of data from ADIF, the Spanish state-owned railway infrastructure manager, after a successful attack deployed on their systems.Read more
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).Read more