Deadbolt ransomware: Police tricked ransomware gang into handing over its decryption keys. Here’s how they did it

Police tricked a ransomware gang into handing over decryption keys, providing victims with the ability to unlock their encrypted data for free. Working alongside cybersecurity company Responders.NU, the Dutch National Police obtained 150 decryption keys from ransomware group Deadbolt. With Read More …

Closing the Door: DeadBolt Ransomware Locks Out Vendors With Multitiered Extortion Scheme

The DeadBolt ransomware kicked off 2022 with a slew of attacks that targeted internet-facing Network-Attached Storage (NAS) devices. It was first seen targeting QNAP Systems, Inc. in January 2022. According to a report from attack surface solutions provider Censys.io, as Read More …

QNAP warns NAS users of DeadBolt ransomware, urges customers to update

Taiwanese network-attached storage giant QNAP urged its customers to update their systems this week after the DeadBolt ransomware was discovered targeting all NAS instances exposed to the internet. “QNAP urges all QNAP NAS users to follow the security setting instructions Read More …