Latin America governments are prime targets for ransomware due to lack of resources, analysis argues

Written by AJ Vicens Jun 16, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Some Latin American countries may present as easy targets for ransomware attackers due to a general deficit of cyber resources, specifically…

Ransomware group strikes second U.S. health care system in the last two months

Written by AJ Vicens May 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP AvosLocker, a prolific ransomware group that was the subject of a recent joint FBI and U.S. Treasury Department warning, claimed this…

Man pleads guilty to selling WhatsApp hacking tool, Signal Jammers & StingRays

A Mexican businessman identified as Carlos Guerrero has pleaded guilty to selling spyware/hacking tools in a federal court, the US Justice Department (DoJ) has confirmed. The accused owns multiple businesses…

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

Written by Tim Starks Dec 6, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft obtained a court order to seize websites from a Chinese government-linked espionage group that was using the sites to attack…

White House set to lead 30 nations in ransomware discussions, sans Russia

Written by Tim Starks Oct 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The White House on Wednesday and Thursday will convene meetings with representatives from more than 30 countries to discuss how to…