Europol: 12 Targeted For Involvement In Ransomware Attacks Against Critical Infrastructure

A total of 12 individuals wreaking havoc across the world with ransomware attacks against critical infrastructure have been targeted as the result of a law enforcement and judicial operation involving eight countries. These attacks are believed to have affected over Read More …

EU Green Pass-generation keys stolen – sources

Some of the keys used to generate the European Green Pass have been stolen and distributed on programming networks to create false COVID-19 health certificates, qualified Italian sources said on Wednesday. A series of meetings at the EU level were Read More …

Free decryptor released for Atom Silo and LockFile ransomware

Avast has just released a decryption tool that will help AtomSilo and LockFile ransomware victims recover some of their files for free without having to pay a ransom. Avast released another decryption tool earlier today to help Babuk ransomware victims Read More …

Warehouse belonging to Chinese payment terminal manufacturer raided by FBI

US feds were spotted raiding a warehouse belonging to Chinese payment terminal manufacturer PAX Technology in Jacksonville, Florida, on Tuesday, with speculation abounding that the machines contained preinstalled malware. PAX Technology is headquartered in Shenzhen, China, and is one of Read More …

Meet Balikbayan Foxes: a threat group impersonating the Philippine gov’t

Proofpoint has uncovered a new, “highly active” threat group that is impersonating the Philippine government and businesses to spread Trojan malware. On Wednesday, researchers Selena Larson and Joe Wise said the threat actors, dubbed “Balikbayan Foxes” and tracked as TA2722, Read More …

Iran struggles to relaunch petrol stations after cyber attack

Iran struggled Wednesday to restart its petrol distribution system after it was hit by an unprecedented cyber-attack which security officials said was launched from abroad. The unclaimed attack crippled the country’s system of government-issued electronic cards which motorists use to Read More …