Tag: ransomware

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‘Encrypted cyberattacks increase by 20 percent’

‘Encrypted cyberattacks increase by 20 percent’

Cybercriminals increasingly encrypt attack traffic. A research report from Zscaler suggests that more than 85 percent of all cyberattacks were partially or fully encrypted from October 2021 through September 2022, up 20 percent year-over-year. Encrypted attack traffic slows detection and analy... Read more

date2 months ago
Ransomware group Play threatens to publish Antwerp’s data

Ransomware group Play threatens to publish Antwerp’s data

Ransomware group Play claims to hold 557GB of data from the city of Antwerp. The local government fell victim to a ransomware attack last week. Play listed the city of Antwerp on its darkweb page on Sunday. The ransomware group uses the page to publicize victims. Play claims to hold 557GB of cit... Read more

date2 months ago
Ransomware hits Rackspace Hosted Exchange

Ransomware hits Rackspace Hosted Exchange

Rackspace announced that the recent Hosted Exchange outage was due to a ransomware attack. The service is still offline. An external party is investigating the impact. Rackspace issued a statement to confirm the cause of the outage. According to Rackspace, the ransomware attack's damage is limit... Read more

date2 months ago
Ransomware hits city of Antwerp

Ransomware hits city of Antwerp

Cybercriminals infected the city's IT systems with ransomware. Residents are unable to make appointments for public affairs. Antwerp's police and museums are partially offline. The attack took place on the night of December 5-6. A city spokesperson told De Standaard that ransomware was found on... Read more

date2 months ago
Cyberattack hits French hospital, six patients transferred

Cyberattack hits French hospital, six patients transferred

The André-Mignot Hospital in Versailles fell victim to a cyberattack. As a precaution, several IT systems were taken offline. Six patients have been transferred to nearby locations. The attack took place on Saturday evening, according to news channel Franceinfo. Health Minister François Braun... Read more

date2 months ago
US issues warning advisory about Hive ransomware

US issues warning advisory about Hive ransomware

Hive ransomware gangs have cost businesses over $100 million, according to the FBI. This week, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued an alert (number AA22-321A) about Hive ransomware. The advisory was issued in cooperation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation ... Read more

date2 months ago
Rubrik helps businesses recover after ransomware

Rubrik helps businesses recover after ransomware

Rubrik recently introduced Rubrik Cyber Recovery. The zero-trust data security vendor aims to help companies better protect themselves against ransomware attacks. During the tool's announcement, Rubrik said that most companies find it difficult to ensure business continuity during and after a ra... Read more

date3 months ago
Thales confirms that hackers have published their stolen data

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

date3 months ago
Germany investigates ‘enormous’ cyberattack on Continental

Germany investigates ‘enormous’ cyberattack on Continental

German authorities are investigating a cyberattack on Continental, one of the world's largest auto parts manufacturers. Although the organization initially said the attack was repelled, cybercriminals reportedly stole 40TB of data. Continental has more than 190,000 employees in 58 countries.... Read more

date3 months ago
French defence giant Thales says it may have been hacked

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

date3 months ago
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