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blackmatter ransomware
CISA, FBI and NSA Advise Organizations on BlackMatter Ransomware
19 October 2021
A cybersecurity advisory was published by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the...
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Ransomware Groups Collected $590m in First Half of 2021
18 October 2021
  According to the US government’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), cybercriminals who created and distribute the ransomware...
Yanluowang Ransomware
Enterprises Targeted by New Yanluowang Ransomware
15 October 2021
Researchers have discovered a newly developed ransomware variant called Yanluowang (named after one of the ten Chinese kings of hell, Yanluo Wang),...
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Olympus IT Systems Hit Offline after Second Attack in Two Month
13 October 2021
According to BleepingComputer, Olympus, a leading medical technology company, was forced to take down IT systems in the Americas (U.S., Canada, and...
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BlackMatter Ransomware Breaches Iowa Farm Services Provider
27 September 2021
BlackMatter Ransomware Breaches Iowa Farm Services Provider New Cooperative, a farm service provider in Iowa, was breached...
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Olympus Investigating BlackMatter Attack on EMEA IT Systems
17 September 2021
Olympus Investigating BlackMatter Attack on EMEA IT Systems An investigation is currently underway on a potential cybersecurity...
ragnar locker ransomware
Ragnar Locker Threatens Victims with New Extortion Tactic
09 September 2021
Ragnar Locker Threatens Victims with New Extortion Tactic A ransomware group, Ragnar Locker, is threatening to publish...
lockfile ransomware
LockFile Evades Security with Intermittent File Encryption
09 September 2021
LockFile Evades Security with Intermittent File Encryption Last month, a new ransomware strain called, LockFile, appeared...
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White House Cybersecurity Summit: Insurance Raising the Bar
30 August 2021
At the White House cybersecurity summit, three major cyber insurance companies, Travelers, Coalition, and Resilience, major tech companies, and Biden administration...
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FBI Issues Warning About OnePercent Ransomware Group
30 August 2021
The FBI’s cyber division issued a warning regarding a cyber-criminal group known as the “OnePercent Group” stating that they have been targeting U.S. companies...
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Why UAE Organizations Should Monitor Business Email Compromise
23 August 2021
In a 2021 survey of over 1,400 CISOs conducted by Proofpoint, 70% of UAE CISOs believe human error is their organization’s biggest cybersecurity vulnerability....
hive ransomware
Memorial Health System Endures Hive Ransomware Attack
23 August 2021
Early Sunday morning, the Hive ransomware group attacked and encrypted the computer of the non-profit Memorial Health System, forcing employees to work...
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48% of US Hospitals Disconnect Networks Due to Ransomware
23 August 2021
According to a new study conducted by Philips and CyberMDX, in the past six months, ransomware has caused nearly half (48%) of US hospitals to disconnect...
LockBit
LockBit Ransomware Attacks Accenture Using Alleged Insider
23 August 2021
Accenture, a global IT consultancy company, was a recent target of an alleged ransomware cyberattack from the LockBit ransomware group. As one of the world’s...
egregor ransomware
Egregor Attack: The Importance of Accurate Incident Investigation
23 August 2021
According to BleepingComputer, Crytek, a game developing and publishing company, confirmed they had their network breached by an unknown ransomware group...
ech0raix
eCh0raix Targeting QNAP and Synology NAS devices
23 August 2021
According to BleepingComputer, eCh0raix, the recently discovered ransomware variant, is now encrypting both QNAP and Synology Network-Attached Storage...
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LockBit Recruiting Insiders for Millions
23 August 2021
LockBit ransomware operators are looking to recruit insiders from corporate companies to assist them with breaches and encryption of data. For those who...
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27 US Attorneys' Offices Breached in SolarWinds Attack
23 August 2021
The US Department of Justice revealed Microsoft Office 365 email accounts of employees of 27 US Attorneys’ offices were breached during the SolarWinds...
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DoppelPaymer Rebrands to Grief Threat Group
02 August 2021
Yet again, we’re seeing similarities between a defunct group and a new group. Following the Colonial Pipeline breach where most of the general public...
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New Ransomware Appears: BlackMatter & Haron
29 July 2021
These two ransomware variants are either new or old REvil & Darkside rebrands. Both are looking for high-profile targets to receive financial gain. As...
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