Donut extortion group also targets victims with ransomware

The Donut (D0nut) extortion group has been confirmed to deploy ransomware in double-extortion attacks on the enterprise. BleepingComputer first reported on the Donut extortion group in August, linking them to attacks on Greek natural gas company DESFA, UK architectural firm Read More …

#StopRansomware: Hive Ransomware

As of November 2022, Hive ransomware actors have victimized over 1,300 companies worldwide, receiving approximately US$100 million in ransom payments, according to FBI information. Hive ransomware follows the ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model in which developers create, maintain, and update the malware, Read More …

Hive claims ransomware attack on Tata Power, begins leaking data

Hive ransomware group has claimed responsibility for a cyber attack disclosed by Tata Power this month. A subsidiary of the multinational conglomerate Tata Group, Tata Power is India’s largest integrated power company based in Mumbai. In screenshots seen by BleepingComputer, Read More …

Hive ransomware claims cyberattack on Bell Canada subsidiary

The Hive ransomware gang claimed responsibility for an attack that hit the systems of Bell Canada subsidiary Bell Technical Solutions (BTS). BTS is an independent subsidiary with more than 4,500 employees, specializing in installing Bell services for residential and small Read More …

New Linux-Based Ransomware Cheerscrypt Targets ESXi Devices

Tremd Micro researchers recently observed multiple Linux-based ransomware detections that malicious actors launched to target VMware ESXi servers, a bare-metal hypervisor for creating and running several virtual machines (VMs) that share the same hard drive storage. Trend Micro encountered Cheerscrypt, Read More …

Ransomware: How Attackers are Breaching Corporate Networks

Targeted ransomware attacks continue to be one of the most critical cyber risks facing organizations of all sizes. The tactics used by ransomware attackers are continually evolving, but by identifying the most frequently employed tools, tactics, and procedures (TTPs) organizations Read More …

FBI releases alert about Hive ransomware after attack on hospital system in Ohio and West Virginia

The FBI has released an alert about the Hive ransomware after the group took down Memorial Health System last week. The alert explains that Hive is an affiliate-operated ransomware first seen in June that deploys “multiple mechanisms to compromise business Read More …