BlackByte ransomware decryptor released

A new form of malware found in a recent IT incident appears to have been inspired by other strains known to reap their operators huge financial rewards — but is…

Ciaran Martin: Resilience key to cyber defence

Fran Kelly: Australia has seen a 13% increase in cyber-attacks over the past year as cyber criminals take advantage of large numbers of people working from home. In its Annual…

Ransomware Intrusion Group FIN12 Ramps-Up in Europe

Ransomware Intrusion Group FIN12 Ramps-Up in Europe A long-running threat group with a track record of rapid ransomware deployment and healthcare sector victims is ramping up its operations in Europe…

More and More Companies Are Getting Hit with Ransomware

The increasing frequency and size of ransomware attacks are becoming a huge concern for thousands of organizations globally. All over the world, threat actors take advantage of security vulnerabilities and…

FIN12 Ransomware Group Hits Healthcare Sector

It is a well-known fact that the majority of ransomware actors are spending time on the victim network looking for important data to steal. FIN12 does not follow this course…

Emergent ransomware gang FIN12 strikes hospitals, moves quickly against big targets

Written by Tim Starks Oct 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Russian-speaking ransomware gang in recent months has aggressively targeted North American organizations with more than $300 million in revenue, with a…

Ryuk Ransomware: Origins, Operation Mode, Mitigation

What is Ryuk Ransomware? Widely known for targeting governments, academia, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology organizations’ cybersystems, Ryuk is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) group that’s been active since August 2018. It typically encrypts data…

Top 5 Healthcare Cyber Attacks and Threats

Even before the novel coronavirus pandemic, which forced healthcare organizations to shift to provide patients remote care and telemedicine rapidly, the healthcare industry had already embraced the cloud, as well…

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks? Yes, and the danger has been growing for 30 years

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University and Andrew Woodward, Edith Cowan University Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks, say experts who yesterday issued a…

Chaos Ransomware: A Proof of Concept With Potentially Dangerous Applications

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – Chaos Ransomware: A Proof of Concept With Potentially Dangerous Applications Ransomware Since June 2021, we’ve been monitoring an in-development ransomware builder called Chaos, which…