Kaseya’s former employees claim company ignored flaws
Kaseya may be in hot water, as the fallout of the REvil attack reveals new information about the events leading up to the breach. Former employees have come forward claiming that the company knew of the flaws as early as 2017 but took no action.
The claim was made by five former employees, to Bl... Read more
Hackers demand $70 million to restore their victims’ data
But the Russian-linked cybercrime gang may have bitten off more than they can chew.
Hackers suspected to be behind a mass extortion attack that affected hundreds of companies worldwide late on Sunday demanded $70 million to restore the data they are holding ransom, according to reporting by Reut... Read more
REvil ransomware targets French Connection UK and Grupo Fleury
The group is branching out into multiple sectors, targeting the leaders in each one globally.
The REvil ransomware gang has now targeted the UK's upscale clothing maker French Connection Group plc and Brazillian medical diagnostic company Grupo Fleury.
UK tech zine The Register first reported... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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... Read more
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.
Experts a... Read more