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High-Profile Data Thefts Shine Spotlight on Dark Web

Recent ransomware threats leveled at President Trump, Lady Gaga and Madonna have raised awareness of the need to not only better secure data but also devoting more resources to determine what data ...
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Hackers Threaten to Release Stolen Documents from Law Firm Implicating Donald Trump

Hackers Threaten to Release Stolen Documents from Law Firm Implicating Donald Trump

The group that deployed REvil ransomware into the network of the Grubman Shire Meiselas& Sacks law firm just last week now threatens to release stolen information pertaining to President Donald Trump, if ...
This Service Helps Malware Authors Fix Flaws in their Code

This Service Helps Malware Authors Fix Flaws in their Code

Almost daily now there is news about flaws in commercial software that lead to computers getting hacked and seeded with malware. But the reality is most malicious software also has its share ...
Law Firm Used by Celebrities Affected by REvil Ransomware and Data Breach

Law Firm Used by Celebrities Affected by REvil Ransomware and Data Breach

Grubman Shire Meiselas & Sacks, a New York-based law firm use by numerous celebrities, was hit with REvil ransomware, and the attackers also stole vast amounts of data, including artists’ contracts. Many ...
Cyber Security Roundup for May 2020

Cyber Security Roundup for May 2020

A roundup of UK focused Cyber and Information Security News, Blog Posts, Reports and general Threat Intelligence from the previous calendar month, April 2020.As well reported, UK foreign exchange firm Travelex business ...
Ransomware

New Treacherous Tricks of Ransomware Authors

Ransomware operators are giving their sketchy repertoire an overhaul. These attacks used to be about unauthorized data encryption and now they are adding data theft to the mix. As a result, not ...
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California IT service provider pays ransom to escape Sodinokibi’s stronghold

California IT service provider pays ransom to escape Sodinokibi’s stronghold

A provider of IT management and cloud hosting services in California has been forced to pay cybercrooks ransom to free its systems from Sodinokibi’s stronghold. Attacks by the Sodinokibi (aka rEvil) ransomware ...
Ransomware at IT Services Provider Synoptek

Ransomware at IT Services Provider Synoptek

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Synoptek, a California business that provides cloud hosting and IT management services to more than a thousand customer nationwide, suffered a ransomware attack this week that has disrupted operations for many of ...
2020 Prediction: Ransomware to become more dangerous than ever

2020 Prediction: Ransomware to become more dangerous than ever

In November, cyber crooks told services company Allied Universal that they would make its files public if the company didn’t pay a ransom. Allied refused and the hackers stuck to their threat, ...
Ransomware Gangs Now Outing Victim Businesses That Don’t Pay Up

Ransomware Gangs Now Outing Victim Businesses That Don’t Pay Up

As if the scourge of ransomware wasn't bad enough already: Several prominent purveyors of ransomware have signaled they plan to start publishing data stolen from victims who refuse to pay up. To ...