Why Third-Party Testing is Critical for Informed Customer Decisions

With 400+ new threats discovered each minute and 30 billion threat queries validated daily; it is fair to say that 2021 is a banner year for cybercrime.  While some cybercriminals…

Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Evil Corp., one of the most notorious and prolific Russian cybercrime groups in recent years with a leader who has been…

Candy corn producer says ransomware incident 'not likely' to sour Halloween supplies

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A major U.S. candy-maker says it’s returning to service after a ransomware incident in which intruders interrupted operations at some facilities…

Foiling Cybercrime Around the World – An Interview with a Cybercrime Investigator

The threat of ransomware has grown dramatically in recent years. The recent emergence of ransomware as a service (RaaS) has made it possible for those with little technical know-how to…

REvil ransomware gang goes dark after its Tor sites are hacked

In July 2021 the REvil ransomware group vanished due to mounting US pressure after the Kaseya attack. However, the group was back in September 2021 by carrying out extortion-based DDoS…

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…

Ransomware Attacks Go On with One More Hit: Sinclair TV Stations Targeted

Sinclaire TV Stations known as Sinclair Broadcast Group published a press release yesterday where they announced the company being hit by a ransomware attack. It happened during the weekend, as…

NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million

Written by Tim Starks Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A government advisory published Monday warned that BlackMatter ransomware attackers are going after U.S. critical infrastructure, including food and agriculture organizations,…

Accenture lost 'proprietary information' in summer ransomware attack

Written by Tim Starks Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Accenture has acknowledged in a filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission that outsiders extracted “proprietary information” in a cyber incident…

Sinclair Broadcast Group suffers ransomware attack, the latest affecting media

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 18, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Sinclair Broadcast Group, a major television news and media provider, confirmed Monday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack…