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US Treasury Sanctions Cryptocurrency Exchange Suex

Cryptocurrency exchange Suex hit with sanctions by US Treasury Department for alleged role in laundering ransomware payments

4 weeks ago

US Mulls Sanctions Use In War Against Hacker Cryptocurrency Payments

White House is reportedly preparing to take a number of actions, including the use of sanctions, against ransomware crypto payments

4 weeks ago

Bangkok Airways Hit By LockBit Ransomware Attack

Passenger data collected by Bangkok Airways published after Thai airline reportedly declines to pay the criminal's ransom demand

2 months ago

Kaseya Denies Paying REvil Hackers For Decryption Tool

Kaseya refused to negotiate with REvil ransomware gang, and has strongly denied paying a ransom in order to obtain decryptor…

3 months ago

Saudi Aramco Confirms Data Breach After $50m Ransom Demand

World's largest oil producer Saudi Aramco confirms compromise of some of its data, after hacker demands $50 million ransom

3 months ago

Republican National Committee Denies Russian Hackers Stole Data

Cozy Bear or APT29 hackers reportedly breached Republican computers, but Republican party denies its data has been compromised

3 months ago

Kaseya Hackers Demand $70 Million Ransom

Number of organisations affected by damaging Kaseya ransomware attack grows from just 50, to roughly 1,500 businesses globally

3 months ago

Fancy Lazarus DDoS Extortion Group Back With New Campaign

Warning from Link11, after it notices sharp increase in ransom focused distributed denial of service (RDDoS or RDoS) attacks

4 months ago

JBS Paid $11 Million To REvil Ransomware Criminals

Not again. Brazilian beef supplier JBS confirms reports that it paid $11 million ransom to Russian Revil criminal hackers

4 months ago

DoJ Recovers Most Of Colonial Pipeline Ransom

Follow the money. US Dept of Justice has seized most of the ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline to DarkSide ransomware…

4 months ago

Insurance Firm CNA Pays $40m To Ransomware Criminals

When it will end? One of the largest insurance firms in the United States has reportedly paid hackers a staggering…

5 months ago

Ireland Tests Decrypt Tool After ‘Catastrophic’ Ransomware Attack

Tool being tested after 'stomach-churning' ransomware attack that crippled Ireland's health IT systems during Coroavirus pandemic

5 months ago

Colonial Pipeline CEO Confirms Ransom Payment

Despite paying the ransom to cyber criminals, some internal Colonial Pipeline systems are still reportedly not functioning

5 months ago

Elliptic Tracks Bitcoin Wallet Used For Ransom Paid by Colonial Pipeline

Bitcoin wallet used by DarkSide to receive ransom payments has been identified by Elliptic, and it revealed criminals had received…

5 months ago

Colonial Pipeline Paid Ransomware Criminals $5m – Report

Multiple US media outlets report that DarkSide criminal gang has been paid $5 million after devastating Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

5 months ago

Washington DC Police Dept Threatened After Ransomware Attack

Russian hackers who stole 250GB of data from Washington DC police department in ransomware attack, threaten to expose police informants…

6 months ago

Apple Blueprints Stolen In Supplier $50m Ransomware Attack

REvil hackers are reportedly seeking to extort Apple, after hitting one of its suppliers with a ransomware attack and stealing…

6 months ago

Acer Faces $50 Million Demand After Ransomware Attack – Report

REvil ransomware gang reportedly exploited Microsoft Exchange server flaw to attack Taiwanese PC giant Acer with mammoth demand

7 months ago

Ransom-Fuelled DDoS Attacks ‘Surged’ In 2020

Security firm Neustar sees DDoS attacks more than double in 2020, with ransom demands spreading to finance, government, energy sectors

9 months ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

New low... Ransomware gang publishes sensitive documents online, after crippling Hackney Council systems in October last year

9 months ago

Canon Finally Confirms August Attack Exposed Staff Data

Three months after the media reported Canon had 10TB of data stolen, the firm finally confirms staff data has been…

11 months ago

Paying Ransomware Demands May Violate Sanctions, US Treasury Warns

Never pay. Insurers and others are warned by US Treasury Dept that cyberattack payouts to hackers may violate US sanction…

1 year ago

Patient Dies In Germany After Hospital Ransomware Attack

Real world consequence of ransomware attacks. A female patient has died as a result of a cyberattack at a German…

1 year ago

Garmin Paid Millions Of Dollars In Ransom After Attack – Report

American firm Garmin reportedly used a ransomware negotiation business, which in turn paid hackers a multi-million dollar ransom

1 year ago

Garmin Obtained Ransomware Decrypt Key – Report

Did they pay and how much? Garmin regains control of its systems after obtaining ransomware decrypt key from Russian hackers

1 year ago

US City In Oregon Pays Ransomware Criminals – Report

Worrying development. The city of Keizer in Oregon has reportedly paid hackers a $48,000 ransom after a crippling ransomware attack

1 year ago

Production At Honda Grinds To Halt After Second Cyber Attack

Work at Honda factories in Japan, the UK, North America, Brazil, India, Turkey and Italy has been suspended after another…

1 year ago

Hackers Steal Data From US Nuclear Missile Contractor

Confidential data from the US military contractor that supports the Minuteman III nuclear deterrent has been stolen by hackers

1 year ago

Celebrity Law Firm Hacked, Attackers Threaten To Leak Stolen Data

Personal information and contracts belonging to celebrities including Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Elton John have been stolen by hackers

1 year ago

Fresenius Hospital Operator Suffers Ransomware Attack

Despite high demand during the Coronavirus pandemic, hackers have hit IT systems of a major hospital operator with a ransomware…

1 year ago