Meet The Ransomware Gang Behind One of the Biggest Supply Chain Hacks Ever | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Hacking. Disinformation. Surveillance. CYBER is Motherboard’s podcast and reporting on the dark underbelly of the internet. Kat Garcia is a cybersecurity researcher at Emsisoft, where, as part of her work, she tracks a ransomware gang called Cl0p. Yet, she was surprised when she got an email at the end of…

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High numbers of schools hit by phishing, account compromise and ransomware attacks | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

According to a new report, thieves are targeting the personal data of staff and students stored in the cloud. Image: iStock/Igor Kutyaev Most educational organizations (60%) experienced phishing attempts, while 33% were victims of an account compromise attack, and 27% were hit by ransomware in 2020, according to a new…

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Ransomware attack on Dutch logistics company leaves supermarket shelves empty — RT World News | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

A large-scale ransomware attack on a major Dutch logistics company has caused a disruption in the country’s supply chain, sparking shortages of packaged cheese, as well as other goods. The company, Bakker Logistiek, which provides air-conditioned warehousing and transportation services, came under hacking attack early last week. The company works…

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Capcom Says That No Credit Card Information Was Leaked During Ransomware Attack | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Capcom has revealed that no credit card information was leaked during a ransomware attack the company faced earlier this year. Following an investigation into the security breach it faced late last year, Capcom has revealed that no credit card information was accessed during a ransomware attack on the company. In…

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Capcom says last year’s ransomware attack exploited an ‘old VPN’ that had been kept online due to Covid-19 | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

In November 2020, Capcom announced that it had been hit by a ransomware attack: Hackers had infiltrated the company’s servers, encrypted data on its devices, and claimed to have downloaded over 1TB of data. According to one malware researcher at the time, the hackers also left behind a demand for…

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Huge spike in ransomware attacks calls for adoption of backup as a service solutions by modern enterprises | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Kate Mollett, Regional Director for Commvault South Africa. With an ever-growing number of people working from home, primarily due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, cyber security attacks are on the rise, meaning that dealing with security risks is an ongoing journey for enterprises. IDC predicts that by 2023, 60% of…

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Capcom explains how ransomware hack occurred in 2020, reiterates no credit card data taken | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

In November 2020, Capcom was a target of a ransomware attack. The hackers managed to obtain information from the company’s internal server, including details on unannounced Capcom projects and spoilers for the upcoming Resident Evil Village. Not only was information about video games leaked, but also personal data from over 15,000…

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Capcom concludes ransomware attack investigation, provides final update | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Capcom has provided what will likely be the final update on the ransomware attack that the company suffered in November. It contains new information about what data was actually compromised, how it might have happened, and the measures the company is taking to prevent similar problems in the future.  The…

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Capcom shares results of ransomware investigation, reveals what data was and wasn’t accessed | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Capcom today issued its final report on the security breach it suffered back in November 2020, detailing what it has learned about the attack following an investigation performed by IT professionals. The company also gave us an updated number of people who were affected by this data breach, and those…

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Keep ransomware at bay with Sophos Managed Threat Response – Back End News | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Sophos has been at the forefront of next-generation cybersecurity for many years, leveraging cloud-native solutions and (artificial intelligence) AI-powered solutions to secure endpoints and networks to protect 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from cyber threats. These threats include increasing incidences of ransomware attacks, with respondents…

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