Over 80% of CNI Firms Have Been Breached in Past 36 Months

Over 80% of CNI Firms Have Been Breached in Past 36 Months Most IT and security leaders in critical infrastructure (CNI) organizations are underestimating the scale of the cyber-threat, despite…

Medatixx Hit with Ransomware Attack, Customers Need to Change Passwords ASAP

Following a ransomware attack that crippled its whole operation, Medatixx, a medical software provider from Germany whose services are utilized in over 21,000 medical institutions, advises users to reset their…

Average ransomware payment for US victims more than $6 million: Mimecast

A new report from Mimecast has found that the US leads the way in the size of payouts following ransomware incidents.  In the “State of Ransomware Readiness” study from Mimecast,…

Authorities arrest REvil ransomware operators in Kuwait and Romania

The total number of arrests made concerning Sodinokibi/REvil and GandCrab ransomware is now seven. Europol launched a multi-agency operation to catch REvil ransomware operators (Ransomware-Evil) based on their findings of…

Hive Ransomware Gang Impacts MediaMarkt

A Hive ransomware operation hit MediaMarkt, a German multinational chain of consumer electronics stores, with the threat actors initially demanding a ransom of $240 million. As a result of the…

REvil Affiliates Arrested; DOJ Seizes $6.1M in Ransom

The U.S. is seeking the extradition of a Ukrainian man, Yaroslav Vasinskyi, whom they suspect is behind the Kaseya supply-chain attacks and other REvil attacks. International law enforcement is squeezing…

Ransomware: Suspected REvil ransomware affiliates arrested

Romanian authorities have arrested two individuals suspected of cyber-attacks using the Sodinokibi/REvil ransomware. They are allegedly responsible for 5,000 infections, accounting for €500,000 in ransom payments, according to European law…

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…

US Blacklists Pegasus Spyware Maker

NSO Group plans to fight the trade ban, saying it’s “dismayed” and clinging to the mantra that its tools actually help to prevent terrorism and crime. NSO Group – the…

Euro Police Swoop on 12 Suspected Ransomware Gang Members

Euro Police Swoop on 12 Suspected Ransomware Gang Members Twelve threat actors were singled out by Europol last week in a major ransomware operation targeting multiple organized crime groups. The…