Citrix Bleed vulnerability exploited before it was even discovered
The scope of the Citrix Bleed vulnerability is likely larger than thought. New insight suggests that the vulnerability was exploited well before it was discovered and fixed in October this year. This is what CISA indicates to Bloomberg.
According to Bloomberg, a representative of U.S. cybersecur... Read more
‘New ransomware gangs usually use multiple extortion techniques’
Most cyber-attacks continue to come from ransomware gangs. WithSecure's security specialists observe this after analyzing the first three quarters of this year. Interestingly, the number of ransomware gangs continues to increase.
The number of ransomware attacks remains unabated this year, WithS... Read more
Boeing after ransomware attack: ‘Issue does not affect flight safety’
Update, 2/11/2023, 12:17 pm, Laura Herijgers: Boeing confirms the breach of the company's systems. A spokesperson reports that the incident impacted parts of the company's parts and distribution activities. Some of the company's websites were inaccessible on Wednesday, stating the following message... Read more
September 2023 is a record ransomware month
The month of September delivered a record number of ransomware attacks.
This is the finding of security experts from the NCC Group. According to the security report, as many as 514 ransomware attacks took place. This is 32 percent higher than the quiet month of August 2023 and more than a peak i... Read more
LockBit 3.0 most active ransomware gang in August
LockBit 3.0 carried out the most ransomware attacks in the month of August this year. 125 of the total 390 attacks from that month were carried out by these hackers.
That's according to figures from NCC Group. This represents 150 percent more attacks than in July. A reason why LockBit 3.0 carrie... Read more
LockBit thieves have become victims of robbery themselves
Cybercriminals have become increasingly sophisticated, complete with Ransomware-as-a-Service models and coveted proprietary software. Now, one of the problems that legitimate organizations face has also surfaced for criminal enterprises: IP theft. The source code of the prominent LockBit 3.0 leaked... Read more
How ransomware has become cybercrime’s star player
In 2023, ransomware is still the most fear-inducing term for Internet users and organizations. After years of relative obscurity, the popularity of this collection of malicious software exploded between 2015 and 2017. Since then, revenues have grown, and the cybercrime market has professionalized. ... Read more
LockBit shuts down seaport in Japan: OT attacks have a huge impact
The ransomware gang behind LockBit 3.0 has caused significant economic harm. Japan's largest port in Nagoya had to suspend operations from Tuesday until this morning because its container management system was taken down. It shows how dangerous a leak in OT security is.
The port of Nagoya accoun... Read more
Thales confirms that hackers have published their stolen data
Thales Group has announced that Russian-speaking ransomware group LockBit 3.0 has published its data on the dark web. The French defence and electronics giant was hacked in late October.
An archive of 9.5 gigabytes of "data related to Thales" was published overnight on the website of cybercrime ... Read more
French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked
Thales, a major French defence and technology group, announced that criminal group LockBit 3.0 claims to have stolen some of its data and threatens to publish it.
Thales noted it had not received a formal ransom demand at the time of its announcement. The company said LockBit 3.0 announced plans... Read more