Blackmatter Ransomware Victims Helped with a Secret Decryptor

BlackMatter is claiming to be a successor to Darkside and REvil, two other notorious ransomware threat actors responsible for the cyberattacks on Colonial Pipeline and Kaseya. The cybersecurity company Emsisoft, uncovered a vulnerability in the…

What Is Conti Ransomware?

Conti ransomware is an extremely damaging malicious actor due to the speed with which encrypts data and spreads to other systems. The cyber-crime action is thought to be led by…

How to Stay Safe from BlackMatter Ransomware Attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the National Security Agency (NSA) all provide data that can assist companies in defending against and…

REvil Ransomware’s Tor Sites Were Hijacked

REvil/Sodinokibi is highly evasive and upgraded ransomware, which uses a special social engineering move, as the ones who spread it will threaten to double the ransom if not paid within…

University of Sunderland Faced Operation Issues Following a Cyber-attack

The University of Sunderland faced extensive operational issues that took most of its IT systems down. It is believed that the issue was caused by a cyber-attack. What Happened? The first…

Cox Media Group Ransomware Attack Confirmed

Cox Media Group (CMG), an American media conglomerate, reported that it was attacked by a ransomware assault in June 2021, which knocked off live TV and radio broadcast feeds. In…

New Ransomware Dubbed Atom Silo Targets Confluence Servers

Atlassian Confluence is a highly popular web-based team workspace meant to help employees collaborate. Back in August, Atlassian issued security updates meant to patch a Confluence remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability tracked…

Sandhills Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

Sandhills Global is a privately held information processing firm based in the United States that creates a wide range of products and services, ranging from well-known trade magazines and websites…

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks? Yes, and the danger has been growing for 30 years

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University and Andrew Woodward, Edith Cowan University Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks, say experts who yesterday issued a…

A Backdoor Was Added by the REvil Ransomware Developers in an Attempt to Cheat Affiliates

The REvil ransomware operators may have been hijacking ransom negotiations, and cutting their affiliates of payments. As explained by my colleague Elena, REvil is a highly evasive and upgraded RaaS…