DarkSide Ransomware 101

Ransomware could be considered the most prevalent threat in this cybersecurity landscape. As hackers discover new ways to profit from ransomware assaults, the frequency of these attacks is increasing. Hackers…

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…

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…

When Scammers Get Scammed, They Take It to Cybercrime Court

Underground arbitration system settles disputes between cybercriminals. Blocked from legitimate courts, cybercriminals have set up their own system for settling disputes, handing over ultimate decision-making to senior underground forum administrators…

Security warning: Ransomware attackers are working on the holidays, even if you aren't

Ahead of Thanksgiving this Thursday, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) and the FBI have released a warning for critical infrastructure providers to stay vigilant on holidays and weekends,…

US charges 2, seizes more than $6 million as part of dragnet against REvil ransomware gang

Written by AJ Vicens Nov 8, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. government announced a sweeping set of actions Monday targeting alleged REvil ransomware attackers in Europe, including an arrest, an…

Cybersecurity firms provide threat intel for Clop ransomware group arrests

[embedded content] Further details have been revealed concerning a 30-month investigation designed to disrupt the operations of the Clop ransomware group.  In June, Ukrainian police arrested six suspects in 20…

The US Offers a $10 Million Reward for Crucial Info on DarkSide Ransomware Operators

The US government has announced a $10 million reward for information leading to the identification or apprehension of DarkSide ransomware operation members in key leadership roles. According to the official…

Feds Offer $10 Million Bounty for DarkSide Info

The U.S. State Department ups the ante in its hunt for the ransomware perpetrators by offering a sizeable cash sum for locating and arresting leaders of the cybercriminal group. The…