Cybersecurity and Malware Research: Ransomware Attacks Hit Year High
BlackFog, a Top 250 MSSP, releases State of Ransomware 2020 research report. Pinpoints Maze, REvil/Sodinokibi, NetWalker and Ryuk malware attack trends.
Toy Maker Mattel Discloses, Mitigates Ransomware Attack
Mattel discloses July 2020 ransomware attack, though it sounds like the toy maker successfully mitigated the malware attack. Potential MSSP assistance not mentioned.
Ransomware Attacks Montreal Transit System: Cybercriminals Demand $2.8M
Cybercriminals recently launched a ransomware attack against the Société de transport de Montreal (STM) website & requested a $2.8 million ransom payment.
New Sophos Research Highlights the Psychological Impact of Ransomware Attacks
The research reveals why organizations can’t take their focus off human-led threat hunting and why those attacked by ransomware are never the same afterward
Google Android Ransomware Attacks: Microsoft Describes Mobile Device Risks
How ransomware targets Google Android-based mobile devices through legitimate-looking apps, according to Microsoft research findings & analysis.
Software AG: Clop Ransomware Attack Recovery Update
Clop ransomware attacks Software AG. Help desk & internal communications are down. Hackers demanded $20M. Software AG discloses recovery effort updates.
Ransomware Attacks Vaccine Management Software Specialist; COVID-19 Trials Unaffected
Ransomware attacks eResearch Technology, whose software is being used to manage clinical trials of potential coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines, a report says.
Las Vegas School District Ransomware Attack: CCSD Student Data Released
A ransomware attack against Clark County School District (CCSD) in Las Vegas triggers data breach involving Social Security numbers, student information & more, a report says.
UHS Ryuk Ransomware Attack: Hospital System Recovery Update
Universal Health Services (UHS) confirms information technology security incident. Was Ryuk Ransomware involved in malware attack? Here are latest UHS recovery details.