Hackers Shame Newcastle University on Twitter After Infecting it with Ransomware

Hackers Shame Newcastle University on Twitter After Infecting it with Ransomware

A notorious ransomware gang has taken to Twitter to shame the UK’s Newcastle University after infecting its systems with data-crippling malware. The criminals are threatening to release the university’s data publicly if ...

DoppelPaymer Gang Claims Responsibility for Newcastle University Issues

The DoppelPaymer ransomware gang claimed responsibility for a digital security incident that affected Newcastle University’s network and systems. In a news release published on its website, Newcastle University revealed that it had ...
Despite resolution not to give in to hackers' ransom demands, some cities are still paying up after attacks

Despite resolution not to give in to hackers’ ransom demands, some cities are still paying up after attacks

The City of Florence in northern Alabama has agreed to pay a ransom of US $300,000 worth of Bitcoin to hackers who compromised its computer systems and deployed ransomware. At an emergency ...
Florence, Ala. Hit By Ransomware 12 Days After Being Alerted by KrebsOnSecurity

Florence, Ala. Hit By Ransomware 12 Days After Being Alerted by KrebsOnSecurity

In late May, KrebsOnSecurity alerted numerous officials in Florence, Ala. that their information technology systems had been infiltrated by hackers who specialize in deploying ransomware. Nevertheless, on Friday, June 5, the intruders ...
DoppelPaymer Ransomware Struck City in Los Angeles County

DoppelPaymer Ransomware Struck City in Los Angeles County

DoppelPaymer ransomware allegedly struck a U.S. coastal city in Los Angeles County by stealing its unencrypted data and then encrypting its devices. As reported by Bleeping Computer, the operators of DoppelPaymer updated ...
DoppelPaymer Ransomware Launches Site for Publishing Victims’ Data

DoppelPaymer Ransomware Launches Site for Publishing Victims’ Data

The operators of DoppelPaymer ransomware launched a site for publishing the data of their victims who don’t pay the ransom. On February 25, DoppelPaymer’s handlers published a site called “Dopple leaks.” A ...