21 Dec 2020

FBI Warns of DoppelPaymer Attacks on Critical Infrastructure

The FBI has released a warning advising businesses to be wary of a recent increase in DoppelPaymer ransomware attacks and inform potential targets of changes in tactics. The DoppelPaymer operators are allegedly cold-calling victims with threats to pressure them into paying ransom demands. The attacks have targeted US infrastructures such

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22 Apr 2020

DoppelPaymer Ransomware hits Los Angeles County city, leaks files

The DoppelPaymer Ransomware has reportedly attacked the City of Torrance in the LA metropolitan area of California. The attackers unencrypted data stolen and encrypted devices, demanding 100 bitcoin in ransom for a decryptor. The threat actors also published sensitive files, threatening to leak more if the ransom request is not

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13 Nov 2019

Mexican Oil Company Pemex Hit by Ransomware

Parts of the Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) oil company network were taken down after they suffered from a ransomware attack on Sunday. Although the attack was quickly neutralized and had a low quantitative impact on computers within the network, the attackers reportedly demanded a 565 BTC ($4.9 million) ransom, claiming they

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