NSW government casual recruiter suffers ransomware hit

IT recruitment firm Finite Recruitment has confirmed it experienced a cyber incident in October, which resulted in a “small subset” of the company’s data being downloaded and published on the…

Oregon medical group notifies 750,000 patients of breach, says FBI seized accounts from HelloKitty ransomware

The Oregon Anesthesiology Group (OAG) said it suffered a ransomware attack in July that led to the breach of sensitive employee and patient information. The breach involves the information of…

Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Volatile and Adaptable: Tracking the Movements of Modern Ransomware Ransomware Trend Micro’s tracking of modern ransomware, as well as of older families, shows which…

Romanian arrested for ransomware attack and data theft

Europol has confirmed arresting a Romanian national for targeting an IT firm in the country. The U.S. and European law enforcement authorities collaborated to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member…

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania

Police Arrest Suspected Ransomware Actor in Romania European and US law enforcers have joined forces to arrest a suspected ransomware affiliate member who targeted firms in an IT supply chain…

HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – HelloKitty Ransomware Group Turns to DDoS Extortion Attacks The HelloKitty ransomware group, best known for breaching and stealing data from video game developer CD…

Queensland government energy generator says ransomware attack not state-based

An artist’s impression of a ransomware incident Image: iStock Queensland government-owned energy generator CS Energy provided an update on Wednesday that those behind its November ransomware incident was unlikely to…

Double Extortion Ransomware: The New Normal

With more and more businesses learning how to avoid paying huge amounts of money to ransomware actors by maintaining up-to-date backups and having disaster recovery plans in place, the number…

‘Double-Extortion’ Ransomware Data Leaks Skyrocket 935%

Startling triple-digit growth is fueled by easy criminal access to corporate networks and RaaS tools, an analysis found. The ransomware business is booming, and feeble corporate security and a flourishing…

Planned Parenthood LA Impacted by Ransomware Attack that Led to Data Breach

Planned Parenthood LA or also known under the acronym PPLA, a provider of healthcare services in Los Angeles County, has revealed that it suffered a data breach following an October…