Ransomware: This amateur attack shows how clueless criminals are trying to get in on the action

Ransomware is one of the biggest cybersecurity threats to businesses today, and cyber criminals can potentially make millions of dollars in Bitcoin for a single successful attack. This lure of quickly making large sums of money is attracting interest from Read More …

Japanese insurer Tokio Marine discloses ransomware attack

Tokio Marine Holdings, a multinational insurance holding company in Japan, announced this week that its Singapore branch, Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore (TMiS), suffered a ransomware attack. The announcement came at the beginning of the week and contains little information about 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 …

Hive ransomware attacks Memorial Health System, steals patient data

In what appears to be an attack from the Hive ransomware gang, computers of the non-profit Memorial Health System have been encrypted, forcing staff to work with paper charts. The attack occurred early Sunday morning and the IT department detected Read More …

SynAck ransomware group releases decryption keys as they rebrand to El_Cometa

The SynAck ransomware gang has released decryption keys for victims that were infected between July 2017 and 2021, according to data obtained by The Record. SynAck is in the process of rebranding itself as the El_Cometa ransomware gang, and a Read More …

Kaseya’s universal REvil decryption key leaked on a hacking forum

The universal decryption key for REvil’s attack on Kaseya’s customers has been leaked on hacking forums allowing researchers their first glimpse of the mysterious key. On July 2nd, the REvil ransomware gang launched a massive attack on managed service providers Read More …