Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: ransomware attack

Ransomware Attack on Electric Power Grid Company Entire Network Encrypted in...

This morning, a ransomware attack on the South African electricity utility City Power in Johannesburg encrypted all of its systems, including databases and applications. The...

Ransomware Attack on iNSYNQ Cloud Hosting Provider

iNSYNQ's cloud computing supplier encountered a ransomware attack that compelled the business to shut down some of its servers from spreading and affecting more...

County La Porte pays $130,000 to Ryuk Ransomware

An additional US public administration is handing down cybercriminal claims such as $130,000 in La Porte County, India, to recover information on ransomware-impacted computer...

This new ransomware targets connected storage devices for the network

A newly found form of ransomware targets network storage devices, which use weak credential brute-forced data and exploit known vulnerabilities in their systems. The new...

Sophos security researchers observed a spike in the number of attacks...

The malware first appeared in January of this year and first infection signs were observed in the beginning of February; however, no major attack...

The Ransomware attack forced Greenville to shut down most of its...

Ransomware attack is crippling computer operations in Greenville City in South Carolina. The attack forced most of its servers to shut down. Town staff and...

Police Federation attacked by ransomware

Police association says that databases and servers hit "malware attack that encrypted data." The England and Wales Police Federation (PFEW) has suffered an apparent ransomware...

The attack against Israeli users by Ransomware fails miserably because of...

Hackers failed to trigger the download of ransomware because of a code error, but still succeeded in defacing thousands of websites.  On Saturday, Hackers launched...

NW Ohio Dental Center feels the ransomware attack on IT vendor

The Toledo Dental Center of Northwest Ohio has revealed that a ransomware attack on its local third - party IT vendor may pose a...