Tag: ransomware attacks

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LockBit returns with updated encryptors and new servers

LockBit returns with updated encryptors and new servers

LockBit restarted its operations after receiving a crackdown from police forces last week. The ransomware group launched a new website over the weekend to extort the victims it makes. However, the conclusion about the international action against LockBit is positive. How does the operation impact t... Read more

date4 months ago
NCR hit by a ransomware attack, causing outages

NCR hit by a ransomware attack, causing outages

NCR, a prominent retail point-of-sale provider and provider of automated teller machine technology, has announced that it was hit by a ransomware attack on April 17th, disrupting some of its services. According to the company's statement, the "cyber ransomware incident" was detected in a single ... Read more

date1 year ago
Ransomware gang wants $4 Million from MSI for data theft

Ransomware gang wants $4 Million from MSI for data theft

Taiwanese hardware giant is being extorted by a gang who claims to have stolen their source code. A newly formed ransomware gang is demanding a giant payment from MSI after claiming to have stolen a bonanza of data, reports BleepingComputer. The gang calling themselves "Money Message" is new ... Read more

date1 year ago
Hackers hit British retailer WH Smith

Hackers hit British retailer WH Smith

The cyberattack resulted in the theft of some company data. On Thursday, UK retail group WH Smith announced that it had been the victim of a cyberattack. The company did not disclose the exact nature of the attack, but the official "notice of cybersecurity incident" it issued to the London Stock... Read more

date1 year ago
VMware advises users to update to prevent ransomware

VMware advises users to update to prevent ransomware

VMware advises users with VMware ESXi servers to perform updates as soon as possible to counter the recent ESXiArgs ransomware and disable the OpenSLP service. In addition, it is confirmed that the attack is not a zero-day vulnerability. VMware states in a response that the attack does not invol... Read more

date1 year ago
Cyberattack affects 1000 merchant vessels worldwide

Cyberattack affects 1000 merchant vessels worldwide

A cyberattack on a Norwegian shipping services firm hit about 70 shipping companies. One of the world’s top ship-classification firms has suffered a massive ransomware cyberattack, according to a report from Bloomberg. The attack was carried out on January 7 and targeted Oslo-based DNV, a comp... Read more

date1 year ago
Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains. Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more

date2 years ago
Avast launches ransomware shield for small businesses

Avast launches ransomware shield for small businesses

Avast updated its Ransomware Protection functionality to give organizations an additional line of defense against ransomware threats. According to Avast, the number of ransomware threats rose by 24 percent in 2022 compared to 2021. Hence, Avast revealed a new way to protect small businesses agai... Read more

date2 years ago
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