Ransomware decryptor roundup: BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile, Babuk decryptors released

ZDNet Recommends Ransomware decryptors for the BlackByte, Atom Silo, LockFile and Babuk strains were released over the last two weeks, highlighting some amount of progress in the fight against a…

Free Decrypters Available Now for AtomSilo, Babuk, and LockFile Ransomware

Yesterday free decrypters were released by Avast for AtomSilo, Babuk, and LockFile ransomware strains. These will help victims recover the content of their encrypted files. AtomSilo and LockFile Free Decrypters…

NRA Presumably Attacked by Grief Ransomware

The National Rifle Association of America (NRA) is a pro-gun rights organization located in the United States. The National Rifle Association (NRA) was founded in 1871 to promote rifle marksmanship.…

A Russian-speaking ransomware gang says it hacked the National Rifle Association

Written by Tonya Riley and AJ Vicens Oct 27, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A ransomware group known as Grief claimed on Wednesday to have hacked the National Rifle Association, releasing 13…

Iranian Gas Stations Crippled After Suffering Cyberattack

Soon after the cyberattack, videos and posts started surfacing on social media displaying messages that read: “Khamenei! Where is our gas?” Another sign read: “Free gas in Jamaran gas station.”…

Avast releases decryptor for AtomSilo and LockFile ransomware

Avast –  Avast –  On Oct 17, 2021, Jiří Vinopal published information about a weakness in the AtomSilo ransomware and that it is possible to decrypt files without paying the…

What is a cybersecurity degree?

Cybersecurity schools train ethical hackers and information security analysts. A cybersecurity degree can help learners launch careers in this high-demand, lucrative field. Degree-seekers study cybersecurity at the undergraduate and graduate…

US warns that Chinese government is using 'wide variety' of methods, some illegal, to steal trade secrets

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 22, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The Chinese government’s aggressive push to dominate emerging technology such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and biotechnology make Beijing the “primary…

Notorious Russian ransomware gang Evil Corp. reportedly hit Sinclair Broadcast Group

Written by AJ Vicens Oct 20, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Evil Corp., one of the most notorious and prolific Russian cybercrime groups in recent years with a leader who has been…

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…