Costa Rican president begins tenure with ransomware national emergency declaration

Written by AJ Vicens May 9, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The new president of Costa Rica declared a national emergency over the weekend as fallout continues from a late-April ransomware attack.…

Notorious hacking group FIN7 adds ransomware to its repertoire

Written by Tonya Riley Apr 4, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP The long-running cybercrime group FIN7, known for breaking into payment systems and corporate networks, has been moving into ransomware operations, according…

Major German fuel storage provider hit with cyberattack, working under limited operations

Written by Tonya Riley Feb 1, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A cyberattack struck major German oil storage company Oiltanking GmbH Group on Sunday, the company confirmed to CyberScoop in a statement.…

CISA, White House urge organizations to get ready for holiday cyberattacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the White House have released warnings to companies and organizations across the country, urging them to be on alert for cyberattacks ahead of…

Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too Ransomware attackers are creating ‘industry standards’ and using them to define an ideal target for their campaigns. The…

Ransomware in 2022: We're all screwed

Ransomware is now a primary threat for businesses, and with the past year or so considered the “golden era” for operators, cybersecurity experts believe this criminal enterprise will reach new…

Billion-dollar natural gas supplier Superior Plus hit with ransomware

Major natural gas supplier Superior Plus announced on Tuesday that it is suffering from a ransomware attack.  The billion-dollar propane seller said the incident started on December 12 but did…

US Military’s Hacking Unit to take on ransomware gangs

The Unit’s boss Gen. Paul Nakasone said that the US military computer operatives are ready to target ransomware gangs and state actors, whoever poses a threat to critical US infrastructure.…

Get patching: SonicWall warns of vulnerabilties in SMA 100 series remote access devices

SonicWall is warning customers to apply firmware updates to its SMA 100 Series appliances for remote access from mobile devices, in order to patch vulnerabilities of critical and medium severity. …

US Cyber Command head confirms direct actions against ransomware gangs

General Paul M. Nakasone, head of US Cyber Command confirmed during a recent national security event that his agency has begun taking direct action against international ransomware gangs as part…