Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf

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Diebold Nixdorf , a major provider of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and payment technology to banks and retailers, recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. Ransomware BleepingComputer Diebold Nixdorf Emsisoft Fabian Wosar Lawrence Abrams ProLock ransomware

Ransomware Gangs Don’t Need PR Help

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We’ve seen an ugly trend recently of tech news stories and cybersecurity firms trumpeting claims of ransomware attacks on companies large and small, apparently based on little more than the say-so of the ransomware gangs themselves. Ransomware ransomware

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Ransomware + Exfiltration + Leaks = Data Breach

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Data-Leaking Extortionists' Revised Playbook Goes Way Beyond Ransomware Ransomware-wielding attackers continue to pummel organizations.

REvil Ransomware Gang Starts Auctioning Victim Data

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The criminal group behind the REvil ransomware enterprise has begun auctioning off sensitive data stolen from companies hit by its malicious software. A partial screenshot from the REvil ransomware group’s Dark Web blog.

Lazarus Group Reportedly Now Wielding Ransomware

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Kaspersky Discovers 2 Incidents Involving VHD Ransomware The Lazarus Group, the North Korean hacking group behind the WannaCry worm, the theft of $81 million from a Bangladesh bank and the attacks on Sony Pictures, apparently is expanding into ransomware, according to the security firm Kaspersky

Ransomware Bites 400 Veterinary Hospitals

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NVA said it discovered the ransomware outbreak on the morning of Sunday, Oct. A source close to the investigation told KrebsOnSecurity that NVA was hit with Ryuk , a ransomware strain first spotted in August 2018 that targets mostly large organizations for a high-ransom return.

Europe’s Largest Private Hospital Operator Fresenius Hit by Ransomware

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Fresenius , Europe’s largest private hospital operator and a major provider of dialysis products and services that are in such high demand thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, has been hit in a ransomware cyber attack on its technology systems.

Garmin allegedly paid for a decryptor for WastedLocker ransomware

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BleepingComputer researchers confirmed that Garmin has received the decryption key to recover their files encrypted with the WastedLocker Ransomware. Some employees speculate the involvement of a new strain of ransomware called WastedLocker. .

Cognizant: Ransomware Attack Disrupting Services

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SEC Filing Shows Company Still Assessing Maze Attack IT services and consulting giant Cognizant is still assessing the damage from a ransomware attack on Friday.

Ransomware: Average Business Payout Surges to $111,605

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Questions Persist About Ransomware Attack on Blackbaud

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CRM Firm Admits Paying Ransom; Waited Weeks to Notify Victims Despite GDPR Rules Numerous unanswered questions persist concerning a ransomware outbreak at Blackbaud, which provides cloud-based marketing, fundraising and customer relationship management software used by thousands of charities, universities, healthcare organizations and others.

Ransomware Attackers Exfiltrate Data From Magellan Health

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managed care company that focuses on specialty areas of healthcare, says it was hit by a ransomware attack that involved the exfiltration of data. Ransomware gangs are increasingly going beyond encrypting data, stealing information to put more pressure on victims to pay ransoms

Maze Ransomware Gang Continues Data-Leaking Spree

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Latest Named Victims Include Engineering Firm, Furniture Manufacturer, Pet Spa The Maze ransomware gang is continuing to exfiltrate data from victims before crypto-locking their systems, then leaking the data to try to force non-payers to accede to its ransom demands.

Lawsuits After Ransomware Incidents: The Trend Continues

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In Latest Case, Florida Practice Sued for Damages, and Security Mandates Sought A lawsuit seeking damages as well as security mandates has been filed against a Florida-based orthopedic group in the wake of a ransomware incident.

How Ekans Ransomware Targets Industrial Control Systems

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Researchers Identified Malware Variants With Advanced Capabilities Researchers with FortiGuard Labs have uncovered two samples of the Ekans ransomware strain that offer some additional insight into how the crypto-locking malware targets industrial control systems, according to a new report.

Ransomware Reminder: Paying Ransoms Doesn't Pay

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For starters, it directly funds the cybercrime ecosystem and makes it attractive for criminals to keep launching ransomware attacks Funding Criminals Perpetuates Cybercrime Security experts and law enforcement officials have long argued that paying ransoms doesn't pay.

Ransomware Targets Mac Users

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Malwarebytes Says Malware Hidden in Fake Installer for 'Little Snitch' App A ransomware strain targeting Mac users is spreading via a fake installer for Little Snitch - a host-based application firewall for macOS - according to the security firm Malwarebytes, which says the malware is poorly designed.

Pitney Bowes Battles Second Ransomware Attack

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Report: Tycoon Ransomware Targets Windows, Linux Systems

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Attacks Targeting Education and Software Companies Started in December 2019 A sophisticated strain of ransomware called Tycoon has been selectively targeting education and software companies since December 2019, according to a joint report released by BlackBerry and KPMG.

Florence, Ala. Hit By Ransomware 12 Days After Being Alerted by KrebsOnSecurity

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that their information technology systems had been infiltrated by hackers who specialize in deploying ransomware. Nevertheless, on Friday, June 5, the intruders sprang their attack, deploying ransomware and demanding nearly $300,000 worth of bitcoin.

Fresh Ransomware Targets Android Devices

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Check Point Research: Operators of 'Black Rose Lucy' Malware Add Capabilities The gang behind Black Rose Lucy malware, which targets Android users, has added ransomware capabilities, according to Check Point Research.

City Pays Ransom Despite Pre-Ransomware Outbreak Hack Alert

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DoppelPaymer Hit Comes as Ransomware Attacks - and Data-Leaking Shakedowns - Surge The attack sounds ripped from an episode of TV show "24": Hackers have infiltrated a government network, and they're days away from unleashing ransomware.

REVil ransomware infected 18,000 computers at Telecom Argentina

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Another telco company was hit by a ransomware, roughly 18,000 computers belonging to Telecom Argentina were infected over the weekend. Telecom Argentina , one of the largest internet service providers in Argentina, was hit by a ransomware attack.

Maze Ransomware Attack Hits Cognizant

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Cognizant has confirmed that a Friday evening Maze ransomware attack has disrupted its systems. Hacks Malware allied universal cyberattack cognizant cyberattack IOC maze maze ransomware pensacola cyberattack ransomware Ransomware Attack service disruption

‘Double Extortion’ Ransomware Attacks Spike

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More ransomware operators are setting up pages where they threaten to publish compromised data from victims - an added pressure for victims to pay the ransom.

FBI: COVID-19-Themed Phishing Spreads Netwalker Ransomware

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Attacks Target Government Agencies and a Variety of Others The FBI is warning that attacks using a ransomware variant called Netwalker have increased since June, targeting government organizations, educational entities, healthcare firms and private companies in the U.S.

Ransomware Attacks Hit 2 More Healthcare Organizations

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Security Advisers Offer Risk Mitigation Tips Two ransomware incidents recently reported to federal regulators as health data breaches illustrate that the surge in such attacks show no signs of abating.

Emotet, Ryuk, TrickBot: 'Loader-Ransomware-Banker Trifecta'

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This "loader-ransomware-banker trifecta has wreaked havoc" in recent years, says security firm Intel 471

Experts Warn: Targeted Ransomware Attacks to Surge

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McAfee and Microsoft Analysts Review 'Ransomware as a Service' Trends Targeted ransomware attacks against enterprises and government agencies are likely to surge in the coming months as "ransomware as a service" continues to evolve into a lucrative model for cybercriminals, security experts interviewed at RSA 2020 warn.

FBI issued a flash alert about Netwalker ransomware attacks

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The FBI has issued a security alert about Netwalker ransomware attacks targeting U.S. The FBI has issued a new security flash alert to warn of Netwalker ransomware attacks targeting U.S. “As of June 2020, the FBI has received notifications of Netwalker ransomware attacks on U.S.

Analysis: Securing RDP to Prevent Ransomware Attacks

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The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses securing RDP to prevent ransomware attacks. Also featured: A look at three likely scenarios for the COVID19 pandemic, and an analysis of why we're still using PINs for certain card payments

Sodinokibi Ransomware Gang Targets POS Software

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Symantec: Attackers Use Weaponized Cobalt Strike to Spread Malware The Sodinokibi ransomware gang is targeting point-of-sale payment device software after infecting networks with its crypto-locking malware, according to Symantec

Ransomware Attackers Leak Stolen Data

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Maze Crew Reportedly Threatens to Release More of Allied Universal's Data Unless Ransom Paid Ransomware attacks have taken an unwelcome turn: The Maze gang reportedly has begun leaking a victim's files to create pressure to pay a ransom.

Blackbaud's Bizarre Ransomware Attack Notification

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Software Vendor 'Normalizes Hacking,' Fails to Account for Notification Delay How many different shades of bizarre is the data breach notification issued by software vendor Blackbaud?

WastedLocker Ransomware Targets US Newspaper Company

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Symantec: Phishing Emails Offered Fake Software Updates The gang behind the WastedLocker ransomware strain recently targeted dozens of newspaper websites operated by a U.S.

Maze Ransomware Gang Strikes Chipmaker MaxLinear

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Company Reports Some Data Exfiltrated, Refuses to Pay Ransom Semiconductor manufacturer MaxLinear confirmed this week that it was hit by the Maze ransomware gang in April and some "proprietary information" was exfiltrated and personally identifiable information exposed

Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

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A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack this week that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.

Garmin Suffers Reported Ransomware Attack

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Cloud Security Hacks Malware Mobile Security evil corp garmin garmin connect mobile tracker Outage production line ransomware wastedlockerGarmin's services, websites and customer service have all been down since Wednesday night.

Lazarus Group Brings APT Tactics to Ransomware

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A new ransomware, VHD, was seen being delivered by the nation-state group's multiplatform malware platform, MATA. Malware apt Kaspersky Lazarus Malware analysis mata framework ransomware vhd

Ransomware Analysis: 'Shade' Surges; Other Trends Emerge

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Researchers Explain Resurgence in Ransomware, Persistence of Exploit Kits Attacks tied to Shade ransomware continue to surge as part of an overall resurgence in ransomware, security researchers warn.