Ransomware gang Conti has already bounced back from damage caused by chat leaks, experts say

Written by Suzanne Smalley Mar 7, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A Twitter account known as ContiLeaks debuted to much fanfare in late February, with people around the globe watching as tens of…

Ransomware Attack Against KP Snacks

KP Snacks is a leading manufacturer of popular British snacks, such as PopChips, Skips, Hula Hoops, Penn State pretzels, McCoy’s, and Wheat Crunchies. With over 2,000 workers and yearly sales of…

Unpacking the rise of BlackCat ransomware: High victim count, high payouts, customized features

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 27, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Despite being a relative newcomer, the BlackCat ransomware family is moving up the list of the most prolific operators in the…

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…

Diavol Ransomware Appears to Have Connections with TrickBot

TrickBot is a distant descendent of the ZeuS banking Trojan, which first appeared in 2005, although it is most commonly associated with Dyre or Dyreza, which went down in 2015.…

RRD Suffers Data Theft in a Conti Ransomware Attack

R.R. Donnelley is a Fortune 500 integrated communications corporation based in the United States that offers marketing and business communications, commercial printing, and other associated services. The company’s corporate offices…

A New Ransomware Was Linked to FIN8 Hacking Group

FIN8 is a financially motivated malicious actor who has been observed attacking financial institutions for numerous years, notably by deploying POS malware capable of stealing credit card information. As Antonia reports…

Qlocker Ransomware Is Apparently Back in Business

Qlocker is a specific ransomware that infiltrates users’ storage devices and operates as a file locker, keeping users out unless they supply a password. The Qlocker ransomware only affects QNAP…

Ransomware Attack Suffered by FinalSite Shuts Down Thousands of Websites

FinalSite is a software as a service (SaaS) company that provides K-12 school districts and institutions with website design, hosting, and content management solutions. FinalSite is apparently providing solutions for over 8,000…

The Log4j Vulnerability Is Now Used by State-Backed Hackers

The vulnerability, officially tagged as CVE-2021-44228 and called Log4Shell or LogJam, is an unauthenticated RCE vulnerability that allows total system takeover on systems running Log4j 2.0-beta9 through 2.14.1. What Happened? Nation-state hackers…