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Ransomware

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

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.

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.