The rise of ransomware 2.0 | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Ransomware is not a new trend and is certainly not one unknown to businesses. 2020 has seen attackers take full advantage of the chaos of COVID-19, with an explosive evolution of online extortion. Last year, nearly 40% of new ransomware families that were discovered used both data encryption and data…

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Govt signs Five Eyes ransomware pledge | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

In anticipation of international borders reopening , Australia has recommitted to collaborating with its Five Eyes counterparts on migration, foreign interference, child exploitation and cybercrime – including the growing threat of ransomware which received a new dedicated agreement. In one of her first major moves as Home Affairs Minister, Karen…

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Growing Risk of Ransomware Attacks in Mass. – NBC Boston | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

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Companies Must Increase Cyber Security Training After Recent Ransomware Attacks In Baltimore-Area, Expert Says – CBS Baltimore | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The University of Maryland, Baltimore says personal information from faculty and students was stolen and posted online last week. “This is an actual war that we’re in,” Spencer Pollock, a Cyber Security Attorney with Niles, Barton & Wilmer, Law Firm, said. READ MORE: Anne Arundel County Police Officers…

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The Week in Ransomware – April 9th 2021 | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Ransomware attacks continue over the past two weeks with a continuation of the massive initial ransom demands we have seen recently. Over the past two weeks, we have learned of attacks against Asteelflash, the Broward County Public Schools, Applus Technologies, Pierre Fabre, and Harris Federation, with many of the attack’s initial ransoms ranging between $24…

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Cring Ransomware Used in Attacks on European … | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Attackers exploited a vulnerability in Fortigate VPN servers to gain access to target networks, researchers report. Researchers with Kaspersky say several companies in Europe’s industrial sector were recent victims of attacks using Cring ransomware.  Attackers exploited CVE-2018-13379, a vulnerability in Fortigate SSL VPN servers, to gain access to the victim’s networks, researchers…

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Ansal Housing witnessed multiple ransomware attacks on its IT Infrastructure since Feb 26 | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Ansal Housing on Friday informed that the company and its subsidiary companies had faced multiple Ransomware attacks since February 26, 2021, consequent upon which the email system had been significantly impacted resulting in non-receipt of any email communication on the email accounts on the domains namely ‘ansals.com’ and ‘sems.in’. Ansal…

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