Conti ransomware now hacking Exchange servers with ProxyShell exploits

The Conti ransomware gang is hacking into Microsoft Exchange servers and breaching corporate networks using recently disclosed ProxyShell vulnerability exploits. ProxyShell is the name of an exploit utilizing three chained Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities (CVE-2021-34473, CVE-2021-34523, CVE-2021-31207) that allow unauthenticated, remote Read More …

Nokia subsidiary discloses data breach after Conti ransomware attack

SAC Wireless, a US-based Nokia subsidiary, has disclosed a data breach following a ransomware attack where Conti operators were able to successfully breach its network, steal data, and encrypt systems. The wholly-owned and independently-operating Nokia company, headquartered in Chicago, IL, Read More …

Conti ransomware prioritizes revenue and cyberinsurance data theft

Training material used by Conti ransomware affiliates was leaked online this month, allowing an inside look at how attackers abuse legitimate software and seek out cyber insurance policies. Earlier this month, a disgruntled affiliate posted to a hacking forum the Read More …

Trickbot cybercrime group linked to new Diavol ransomware

FortiGuard Labs security researchers have linked a new ransomware strain dubbed Diavol to Wizard Spider, the cybercrime group behind the Trickbot botnet. Diavol and Conti ransomware payloads were deployed on different systems in a ransomware attack blocked by the company’s Read More …

The human cost of ransomware: Disruption to Irish health service will continue for months

Ireland’s health service faces months of disruption as it continues to recover from a ransomware attack, the head of the Health Service Executive (HSE) has warned. HSE, which is responsible for healthcare and social services across Ireland, fell victim to Read More …

Tulsa warns of data breach after Conti ransomware leaks police citations

The City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, is warning residents that their personal data may have been exposed after a ransomware gang published police citations online. In early May, Tulsa suffered a ransomware attack that led to the City shutting down its Read More …

FBI: Conti Ransomware Attacks Impact Healthcare and First Responder Networks

The FBI identified at least 16 Conti ransomware attacks targeting US healthcare and first responder networks, including law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, 9-1-1 dispatch centers, and municipalities within the last year. These healthcare and first responder networks are among Read More …