New EvilQuest ransomware discovered targeting macOS users

Security researchers have discovered this week a new ransomware strain targeting macOS users. Named OSX.EvilQuest, this ransomware is different from previous macOS ransomware threats because besides encrypting the victim’s files, EvilQuest also installs a keylogger, a reverse shell, and steals Read More …

New WastedLocker ransomware demands payments of millions of USD

Evil Corp, one of the biggest malware operations on the internet, has slowly returned to life after several of its members were charged by the US Department of Justice in December 2019. In a report shared with ZDNet today, Fox-IT, a division within the NCC Read More …

Sodinokibi Ransomware Now Scans Networks For PoS Systems

Cybercriminals behind recent Sodinokibi ransomware attacks are now upping their ante and scanning their victims’ networks for credit card or point of sale (PoS) software. Researchers believe this is a new tactic designed to allow attackers to get the biggest Read More …

Black Kingdom ransomware hacks networks with Pulse VPN flaws

Operators of Black Kingdom ransomware are targeting enterprises with unpatched Pulse Secure VPN software or initial access on the network, security researchers have found. The malware got caught in a honeypot, allowing researchers to analyze and document the tactics used Read More …

Ransomware: Hackers took just three days to find this fake industrial network and fill it with malware

Industrial control networks are coming under attack from a range of ransomware attacks, security researchers have warned, after an experiment revealed the speed at which hackers are uncovering vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure. Security company Cybereason built a ‘honeypot’ designed to look Read More …

City of Knoxville shuts down network after ransomware attack

The City of Knoxville, Tennessee, was forced to shut down its entire computer network following a ransomware attack that took place overnight and targeted the city’s offices. Knoxville has a population of over 180,000, it’s Tennessee’s third-largest city after Nashville and Memphis, and it’s Read More …

Maze Ransomware adds Ragnar Locker to its extortion cartel

A second ransomware gang has partnered with Maze Ransomware to use their data leak platform to extort victims whose unencrypted files were stolen. Before encrypting a victim’s network, most network-targeting ransomware operations will steal a victim’s unencrypted files. These files are Read More …

Honda investigates possible ransomware attack, networks impacted

Computer networks in Europe and Japan from car manufacturer giant Honda have been affected by issues that are reportedly related to a SNAKE Ransomware cyber-attack. Details are unclear at the moment but the company is currently investigating the cause of the problems Read More …