Meat processor JBS paid REvil $11 million after a ransomware attack
Another day, another company pays a ransom to get their network back. That only encourages the cybercriminals to continue targeting even more companies. The most recent news involves the global meat processing company JBS.
The company was in the news on June 1 when it was hit by a ransomware att...
Acer has to pay 50 million in ransomware attack
Computer manufacturer Acer appears to have been hit by a ransomware attack. A number of documents from the company have ended up on the website of a hacker group. The group is demanding a ransom of 50 million dollars.
The attackers in question are hacker group REvil. The leaked documents include...
IBM Security X-Force sees surge in ransomware attacks in June
The amounts demanded as ransom are also exploding, up to as much as $40 million.
IBM reports that as of September 2020, one in four attacks that its Security X-Force Incident Response has remediated this year have been caused by ransomware.
In addition, ransomware incidents appeared to explo...
REvil ransomware is recruiting distributors
The ransomware known as Sodinokibi, also known as REvil,
is setting up a team of 'all-star affiliates', criminals who distribute the
ransomware for a share of the profits. The Sodinokibi Ransomware was discovered
at the end of April, when it tried to enter vulnerable WebLogic servers.