Sopra Steria records heavy financial loss after Ryuk ransomware attack

By Deeba Ahmed
The company stated that it ‘rapidly’ blocked the ransomware attack; however, it had to bear heavy financial losses post the attack.
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Malware service operators arrested; offered antivirus bypassing tools

By Deeba Ahmed
The malware encryption service run by a Romanian duo helped hackers embed malicious code in legit software to bypass antivirus tools.
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Capcom ransomware attack: Gaming details leaked; no ransom paid

By Deeba Ahmed
Capcom has acknowledged that the ransomware attack was carried out by Ragnar Locker Gang in which the company lost sensitive data.
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Check, Please! Adding up the Costs of a Financial Data Breach

Guest article by Andrea Babbs, UK General Manager at VIPRE
Reliance on email as a fundamental function of business communication has been in place for some time. But as remote working has become a key factor for the majority of business during 2020, it… Continue reading Check, Please! Adding up the Costs of a Financial Data Breach

Watch out: Fake celebrity endorsements advertising Bitcoin scam

By Waqas
Bitcoin is on the rise once again, and investors are anxious to see just how high it will go. Scammers are doing whatever it takes to steal it from you.
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Ragnar Locker ransomware gang using Facebook ads to extort victims

By Deeba Ahmed
Ragnar Locker ransomware gang has attacked multiple firms recently, but now it has taken extortion to the next level. The infamous Ragnar Locker ransomware gang is now running Facebook advertisements to pressurize its victims into paying… Continue reading Ragnar Locker ransomware gang using Facebook ads to extort victims

DoJ seizes $1 billion in Bitcoin linked to Silk Road marketplace

By Deeba Ahmed
The Feds were able to identify 54 undetected cryptocurrency transactions linked to the seized Silk Road marketplace leading them to seize Bitcoin.
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US private prison, detention centers operator hit by ransomware attack

By Deeba Ahmed
The victim of this ransomware attack is Geo Group that runs over 120 private prisons and illegal immigration detention centers across the globe.
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Ransomware attack on top Brazilian court encrypts files, backups

By Waqas
  The ransomware attack was carried out by unknown operators who are now demanding a ransom for the decryption key. The cyberinfrastructure of the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) has suffered a massive ransomware attack, as a result,… Continue reading Ransomware attack on top Brazilian court encrypts files, backups