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Ransomware

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

Monroe College Ransomware Attack: Hackers Demand $2 Million

Hackers attack New York’s Monroe College & use ransomware to disable the school’s IT systems & prevent students from accessing its learning management system.

Georgia Courts Suffer Ransomware Attack

The Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) has identified a cyberattack on its servers that displays characteristics of Ryuk ransomware attacks.

WannaLocker Malware Variant Combines Spyware, RAT, Banking Trojan

A new WannaLocker variant combines a mobile lookalike of WannaCry ransomware, spyware, remote-access-Trojan (RAT) malware & a banking Trojan in one package.

Ransomware Attack Fallout: IT Director Fired

Report: Lake City, Florida, fires director of information technology following ransomware attack. Will more IT pros be held accountable for similar attacks?

UK Issues Ryuk Ransomware Warning

Cybercriminals are using Ryuk ransomware to target global organizations & the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is investigating Ryuk campaigns.

Ransomware Attack: 2nd Florida City Pays Hackers $460,000 to Unlock Data

Lake City, Florida, pays hackers $460,000 to decrypt data after ransomware attack. An MSP as well as Riviera Beach, Florida, also paid ransom as U.S. municipalities & technology companies remain under attack.

Ransomware: MSP Pays Hackers $150,000 to Unlock Data

MSP pays hackers over $150,000 in bitcoin for ransomware attack recovery. Hackers apparently leveraged stolen credentials to access RMM & cybersecurity software.

Hackers Hit MSP Software to Launch Ransomware Attacks

Hackers target MSP remote monitoring and management (RMM) & cybersecurity software from Kaseya, Webroot to spread ransomware across end-customer systems.

Riviera Beach, Florida Ransomware Attack: City Pays $600,000

A Riviera Beach, Florida, ransomware attack prompted the city to pay $600,000 to hackers in a bid to decrypt infected computers.

How Ransomware Trojan Attacks Target Banks

Cybercriminals are using ransomware-as-a-service to launch banking trojans, according to specialty insurance and underwriting services provider Beazley.