Russian Ministry Website Hacked to Display “Glory To Ukraine” Message

The targeted website which belongs to the Russian Ministry of Construction, Housing, and Utilities, was also asked to pay a 0.5 BTC ransom to avoid the leak of stolen user…

The Growing Threat of Ransom DDoS Attacks Requires Effective Prevention and Mitigation

Essentially, ransom DDoS attacks are just DDoS with a ransom demand but a sudden increase in these attacks is no Bueno and bad for business. The latest edition of the…

Clop Ransomware: Overview, Operating Mode, Prevention and Removal

Clop Ransomware belonging to a popular Cryptomix ransomware family is a dangerous file encrypting virus which actively avoids the security unprotected system and encrypts the saved files by planting the .Clop extension. It exploits AES cipher…

Conti Ransomware Gang Hits German Wind Turbine Giant Nordex

All of Nordex’s internal IT systems were shut down, and remote access to the turbines was disrupted due to the attack. The infamous pro-Russian Conti ransomware gang managed to forcefully shut down…

Imperva mitigated a series of massive ransom DDoS attacks

Imperva, a cyber security software and services company has thwarted a massive 2.5 million RPS (requests per second) ransom DDoS attack, the company has revealed. Ransom DDoS attacks (DDoS aka…

Croatian Police arrests minor over A1 Telecom data breach & ransom demand

The 14-year-old schoolboy was accused of stealing data of 100,000 Tele Operator A1 customers and demanding 150 Ethereum coins ($500,000) in ransom. In an interesting turn of events, Croatian police…

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…

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…

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement

US and Australia Enter CLOUD Act Agreement The United States has entered into an agreement with Australia to share electronic data so as to facilitate the investigation of serious crimes. …

‘Tropic Trooper’ Reemerges to Target Transportation Outfits

Analysts warn that the attack group, now known as ‘Earth Centaur,’ is honing its attacks to go after transportation and government agencies. They’ve been an active threat group since 2011,…