ransomware

Kia Motors America Faces $20 Million Ransomware Demand – Report

South Korean car maker Kia admits it has suffered an “extended systems outage”, but says there is no evidence of…

3 weeks ago

Pandemic Sees Surge In Healthcare Ransomware Attacks

Attackers turn to ransomware-as-a-service for easy access as pandemic creates opportunity to pounce on vulnerable healthcare IT

4 weeks ago

Ex-US Cyber Boss Calls For Military Strikes On Ransomware Hackers

US military should use 'information warfare' to strike back against ransomware gangs, as cyber-attacks threaten to disable state and local…

4 weeks ago

Hackers Release Data Stolen In Sepa Ransomware Attack

Hackers have released confidential business and staff data stolen in a Christmas Eve ransomware attack on Sepa after the agency…

1 month ago

Hackney Council Hackers Post Stolen Documents

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

2 months ago

Ransomware Group Threatens To Release Hospital Patient Photos

Hacking group REvil threatens to release 900GB of before-and-after photos of cosmetic surgery patients unless ransom is paid

2 months ago

Subway UK Customers Targeted By Trickbot Hackers

Trickbot malware campaign uses names harvested from Subway loyalty card programme as sandwich chain acknowledges email systems 'disruption'

3 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…

3 months ago

Disruption Continues Two Weeks After Manchester United Cyber-Attack

Manchester United has confirmed it was struck by a 'sophisticated' cyber-attack but declined to comment on reported ransom demands

3 months ago

Hackney Council Confirms Hack Still Causing ‘Significant Disruption’

London Hackney council confirms that a 'serious cyberattack' in October is still causing 'significant disruption' to services

3 months ago

Pandemic To Redefine Security Landscape Next Year, Researchers Say

Covid-19 likely to have widespread effects on security priorities, as companies shift to remote working and hackers focus on sensitive…

4 months ago

Capcom Latest Multinational To Be Hit By Disruptive Cyber-Attack

Resident Evil and Street Fighter maker Capcom hit by attack that disrupts internal systems, while researchers say Ragnar Locker ransomware…

4 months ago

NCSC Report Reveals Scale Of Coronavirus Cyber Threats

British online defender outlines what cyber threats it has encountered over past year, with Covid-19 featuring prominently

4 months ago

Finnish Therapy Patients Blackmailed After Data Breach

New low. Confidential records of thousands of psychotherapy patients in Finland compromised, with some patients now being blackmailed

4 months ago

Hackney Council Systems Downed In ‘Serious’ Cyberattack

Ransomware attack? Hackney Council in London admits it has been the target of a 'serious' cyberattack and urges people not…

5 months ago

Microsoft Takes Down Trickbot Hacking Operation

Another takedown from Microsoft sees it disrupt key Trickbot servers, which it said could have indirectly impact US election infrastructure

5 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…

5 months ago

Police Open Homicide Probe Into Hospital Hack After Woman Dies

German prosecutors open negligent homicide investigation into ransomware attack on Düsseldorf hospital after death of woman needing critical care

6 months 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…

6 months ago

Academic Sector Warned Of Cyber Threat By NCSC

Universities and schools are being warned by UK's cyber guardian of threats posed to their institutions after a spate of…

6 months ago

Musk Confirms ‘Serious Attack’ On Tesla By Russian Hackers

You couldn't make it up. Russian hacker arrested for offering Tesla worker $1 million to install specifically-designed malware onto car…

6 months ago

Canon Suffers Ransomware Attack, With 10TB Of Data Stolen – Report

Report suggests Canon has been crippled with a ransomware attack with allegedly 10TB of data, including private databases, stolen

7 months 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

7 months 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

7 months ago

Garmin Reportedly Victim Of Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attack has reportedly crippled internal systems at Garmin, although company only confirms 'outage' of services

8 months ago

NSA Issues Alert For Critical Infrastructure Operators

Operators of critical infrastructure are being warned to harden their networks against cyber threats to their operational technology (OT)

8 months ago

Cloud Services Firm Stops Ransomware Attack, But Pays Anyway

Nonprofit technology supplier Blackbaud stops ransomware attack from encrypting files, but pays to ensure attackers delete stolen customer information

8 months ago

Thanos Ransomware Adds New Features

Rapid evolution of Thanos ransomware-as-a-service, along with high-end attacks, indicate evolving threat as criminals seek to monetise organisations' data

8 months 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

9 months ago

Attacks On Critical Infrastructure Now ‘More Targeted’

Study finds cyber-criminals are shifting tactics to favour multi-stage ransomware attacks that include stealing sensitive data to maximise damage and…

9 months ago