FBI warns: This ransomware group has gone after critical infrastructure firms again and again

The FBI has issued an alert over the RagnarLocker gang, a group known to use crafty techniques like running ransomware inside a virtual machine to evade antivirus detection.  The law…

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Breached 52 US Critical Infrastructure Organizations

Ragnar Locker is a type of ransomware that isolates files and makes them unusable until the user pays to get them back. The threat actor uses the “double extortion” tactic,…

Google is buying cybersecurity company Mandiant for $5.4 billion

Google is to acquire cybersecurity company Mandiant in a deal worth $5.4 billion.  The all-cash acquisition will see Mandiant join Google Cloud and deliver an end-to-end security operations suite, as…

Hive Ransomware Gang Impacts Rompetrol Gas Station Network

Rompetrol is the operator of Petromidia Navodari, the largest oil refinery in Romania, with a processing capacity of more than five million tons annually. It looks like a ransomware attack…

Phishing attempts from FancyBear and Ghostwriter stepping up says Google

Ukrainian flag waving over Parliament in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image: Getty Images Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) has provided an update in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, saying…

Celebrating Women in Cybersecurity

A Conversation with Bitdefender’s VP of Product Marketing, Amy Blackshaw, for International Women’s Day Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the achievements of women around the world,…

Over 25,000 Russian-linked Cryptocurrency Addresses Have Been Blocked by Coinbase

Coinbase, a very well-known crypto exchange platform, has recently said in a statement that access to over 25,000 blockchain addresses linked to Russian individuals and entities have been blocked. All…

Coinbase: We're Blocking 25,000 Russian Accounts

Crypto firms say digital currency unlikely to be used to evade sanctions

Scores of US Critical Infrastructure Firms Hit by Ransomware

FBI reveals concerning new details of RagnarLocker campaigns

Dirty Pipe Exploit Rings Alarm Bells in the Linux Community

New discovery could give attackers full control over a targeted system