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Ransomware

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

Hackers Target Particular ConnectWise Plugin to Kaseya VSA Platform

Fewer than 130 MSPs worldwide were at risk. But an unknown number of end-customer systems got attacked. it’s a timely reminder for MSPs to carefully maintain their own infrastructure and vendors’ software updates.

Matrix Ransomware Potentially Dangerous, Sophos Warns

A little seen, low-key ransomware dubbed Matrix has the potential to disrupt networks on a wide scale, security software specialist Sophos warned in a new research report.

Maryland Police Department: Ransomware Attack ‘Worst’ in Its History

The Salisbury, Maryland Police Department experiences a ransomware attack in which a hacker locks down its network files & demands money to recover them.

Cyber Insurance NotPetya Lawsuit: Mondelez Sues Zurich

U.S. snack food company Mondelez files $100 million lawsuit against Zurich Insurance stemming from NotPetya ransomware attack losses. Cyber insurance market faces key legal questions.

California MSP Suffers Ryuk Ransomware Attack

Ryuk ransomware attack hits Data Resolution, a managed services provider (MSP), help desk provider & Microsoft Dynamics ERM partner in California, a report says.

DHS, FBI Issue Ransomware Alert for SamSam MSIL/Samas.A

The FBI & Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issue an alert for SamSam ransomware — also known as MSIL/Samas.A. Here are the warning details.

How to Defend Against SamSam Ransomware Attacks

14 steps to mitigate and/or avoid SamSam MSIL/Samas.A ransomware attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & the FBI.

U.S. Feds Peg Iranian Hackers as SamSam Ransomware Masterminds

The U.S. Justice Department has charged two Iranian nationals as the masterminds behind the destructive SamSam ransomware attacks that hit infrastructure in four U.S. cities earlier this year.

Datto Channel Ransomware Report: 92% of MSPs Expect Ongoing Attacks

Ransomware is the leading cyberattack experienced by small & medium-sized businesses (SMBs), a report from Datto shows.

SamSam Ransomware Attacks Hit Nearly 60 U.S. Organizations in 2018

The cyber kidnappers behind SamSam ransomware attacks in Atlanta and Colorado earlier this year have hit nearly 70 organizations worldwide in the last 10 months, Symantec research estimates.