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Ransomware

Ransomware incidents along with prevention, mitigation and recovery products for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).

Ryuk Ransomware Attack Could Cost French IT Services Firm Nearly $60M

Sopra Steria, a French MSP, IT services & digital transformation firm, suffers Ryuk ransomware attack. Recovery cost could be €50 million ($59 million).

Baltimore Schools Ransomware Attack Recovery Status Update

Ransomware attacks Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS). Schools closed amid malware recovery effort. Unclear if MSSPs & third-party forensics investigators are assisting.

SonicWall Research: Ransomware, IoT Malware Attacks on the Rise

The volume of global ransomware & Internet of Things (IoT) malware attacks rose in the third quarter of 2020, research from SonicWall Capture Labs shows.

Tyler Technologies Ransomware Attack: $1.5M In Lost Revenue

A ransomware attack vs. Tyler Technologies ($TYL) caused the government software & IT services provider to lose $1.5 million in services revenue, Tyler discloses.

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.

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.

US Treasury Department Warning: Are Ransomware Payments Illegal?

The U.S. Department of the Treasury raises questions about companies that facilitate ransomware payments during the COVID-19 pandemic.