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Ransomware

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

Research: Cloud Ransomware Hit Nearly 40% of Healthcare Organizations in 2020

Cloud ransomware attacks hit nearly 40 percent of healthcare organizations in 2020, Netwrix’s 2021 Cloud Data Security Report reveals.

BlackBerry 2021 Threat Report: Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting MSSPs?

Hackers increasingly leveraged ransomware to compromise MSSPs as part of highly targeted cybercrime campaigns in 2020, BlackBerry research reveals.

Kia Motors Denies Ransomware Attack Report

Kia Motors America denies that it suffered DoppelPaymer ransomware attack amid IT outage reports at the major manufacturer.

Ransomware Attacks UCaaS Service Provider Sangoma Technologies

Ransomware attacks unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider & Asterisk PBX specialist Sangoma Technologies. Hackers leak stolen data.

BlackBerry: MountLocker Ransomware Service Gaining Steam with Affiliates

A lightweight, newly updated version of the MountLocker ransomware gains momentum, BlackBerry cybersecurity research says.

Sophos: Hackers Use SystemBC in Ransomware-as-a-Service Attacks

Cybercriminals are using the SystemBC proxy and remote administrative tool to launch ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) attacks & illegally access networks.

Huntsville, Alabama, School District Ransomware Attack: Recovery Update

Huntsville, Alabama, schools reopen after November 30 ransomware attack, but students aren’t permitted to use some academic computer systems.

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.