24 Feb 2021

Airplane maker Bombardier data posted on ransomware leak site following FTA hack

Bombardier, a Canadian airplane manufacturer, has disclosed that they have suffered from a security breach in which some of its data was subsequently leaked on a dark web portal. The company claims to have been hit by the Clop ransomware gang. The company gave a press release in which they

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24 Feb 2021

Finnish IT Giant Hit with Ransomware Cyberattack

Major Finnish IT provider TietoEVRY has been hit with a ransomware attack that has forced some services offline. The attacks have disrupted company operations while it is attempting to mitigate any further risks and ensure that all systems are restored. The ransomware attack created technical problems with several services that

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19 Feb 2021

Kia Motors Hit With $20M Ransomware Attack

Kia Motors of America has publicly acknowledged that they are experiencing an extended system outage, however, the notorious ransomware gang DoppelPaymer has claimed it is behind the mayhem. The threat actor group claims to have successfully attacked Kia Motors in a ransomware operation, stating that they have the company’s files

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19 Feb 2021

California DMV Warns of Data Breach After Contractor was Hit by Ransomware

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced via email that its customers have been exposed after a contractor was hit by a ransomware attack. The contractor, Automatic Funds Transfer Services (AFTS), was utilized by the DMV for verifying changes of addresses within its national database. The DMV has

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18 Feb 2021

Cyber attacks hit two French hospitals in one week

Two French hospitals have been hit by ransomware attacks in less than a week, forcing the healthcare locations to transfer patients to other facilities. According to local media, the attacks did not impact the hospitals’ ability to care for Covid-19 patients or virus vaccinations. The Villefranche-sur-Saône hospitals complex was one

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15 Feb 2021

Police Reportedly Arrest Egregor Ransomware Members

Several members of the Egregor ransomware group have allegedly been apprehended by French and Ukrainian police as part of a serious crackdown on cyber criminals. The suspects were traced through Blockchain analysis after victims of the ransomware conceded to ransom demands and paid the exporters in Bitcoin, according to France

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12 Feb 2021

Various Malware Lurks in Discord App to Target Gamers

Zscaler ThreatLabZ, a cybersecurity research firm, found that attackers have been spamming emails and legitimate-looking links into gaming software, with an end goal of dropping the Epsilon ransomware on gamers’ systems. Other malicious applications being utilized in the attacks are the XMRig crypto miner and token stealers. A rise in

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11 Feb 2021

Cyberpunk and Witcher hackers claim they’ll auction off stolen source code for millions of dollars

Earlier this week, researchers found that hackers had compromised the parent companies of The Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077, two popular video games. The hackers are now threatening to release the source code they acquired from video game developer PCD Projekt Red (CDPR) for potentially millions of dollars if the

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08 Feb 2021

Packaging Giant WestRock Says Ransomware Attack Hit Production

WestRock, an Atlanta based packaging giant announced on Friday that they had been the victims of a recent ransomware attack that impacted the company’s ability to operate, its information technology (IT), and operational technology (OT) systems. The company has simultaneously been investigating the incident while attempting to restore affected systems.

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04 Feb 2021

Blockchain transactions confirm murky and interconnected ransomware scene

Chainalysis, a blockchain investigations firm, published a new report today that confirms cybercrime groups who perpetrate ransomware attacks are interconnected. According to Chainalysis’s findings, the threat actor groups often switch ransomware supplies, RaaS services, seeking better profits and therefore connecting APT groups in a web of cybercrime. The firm investigated

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