How a Cyber Criminal Justice System Resolves Disputes

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – How a Cyber Criminal Justice System Resolves Disputes The darknet community uses its own underground justice system to solve disputes that arise between one…

Sabbath Ransomware Gang Targets Critical Infrastructure, Backups

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Sabbath Ransomware Gang Targets Critical Infrastructure, Backups A ransomware gang known as Sabbath is going after critical infrastructure groups in North America. In addition,…

Egregor Ransomware Analysis: Origins, M.O., Victims

A new year brings about countless new opportunities, but also, unfortunately, the chance for old threats to make a comeback and evolve. Such is the case with Egregor ransomware. Since…

Log4j flaw: Now state-backed hackers are using bug as part of attacks, warns Microsoft

State-sponsored hackers from China, Iran, North Korea and Turkey have started testing, exploiting and using the Log4j bug to deploy malware, including ransomware, according to Microsoft.    As predicted by…

Khonsari ransomware, Iranian group Nemesis Kitten seen exploiting Log4j vulnerability

Security researchers have found evidence that the group behind the Khonsari ransomware is exploiting the Log4j vulnerability to deliver it. Other state-sponsored groups are also looking into the vulnerability, according…

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…

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…

Kronos Ransomware Outage Drives Widespread Payroll Chaos

Kronos, the workforce-management provider, said a weeks-long outage of its cloud services is in the offing, just in time to hamstring end-of-year HR activities like bonuses and vacation tracking. Kronos,…

Volvo announces some R&D files stolen during cyberattack

Volvo Cars has released a statement confirming a breach of sensitive files that resulted from a cyberattack. Volvo said it is now aware that “one of its file repositories has…

HSE Missed Cyber-attack’s Warning Signs

HSE Missed Cyber-attack’s Warning Signs An investigation into the springtime cyber-attack on HSE Ireland has found that criminals spent two months inside the healthcare system's computer network before deploying ransomware.…