Penile penal problems, identifying rioters in Washington DC, and can a sticker protect you from radiation? All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by The Cyberwire's Dave Bittner.…
In their attempt to extort as much money as quickly as possible out of companies, ransomware gang know some effective techniques to get the full attention of a firm's management team. And one of them is to specifically target the sensitive information stored on the computers used by a company's…
Threatpost editors discuss the SolarWinds hack, healthcare ransomware attacks and other threats that will plague enterprises in 2021.
An examination of the malware gang's payments reveals insights into its economic operations.
The agency said the malware has already compromised more than 150 organizations and provided insight into its ransomware-as-a-service behavior.
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Despite being a mostly run-of-the-mill ransomware strain, Babuk Locker's encryption mechanisms and abuse of Windows Restart Manager sets it apart.
The cybercrime gang behind the PYSA ransomware has released files which they claim to have stolen from the London borough council of Hackney during an attack last year.
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The relentless rise in COVID-19 cases is battering already frayed healthcare systems — and ransomware criminals are using the opportunity to strike.
TransLink, Metro Vancouver’s public transportation agency, has warned its staff that hackers accessed their personal bank account details and other information. The warning came in an internal email to workers approximately one month after Translink was struck by the Egregor ransomware and passengers had their journeys disrupted. Read more in…
Researchers say a recent attack targeting videogaming developers has 'strong links' to the infamous APT27 threat group.
Apex Laboratory patient data was lifted and posted on a leak site.
Over 500,000 leaked credentials tied to the top two dozen leading gaming companies are for sale online.
A suspected nation-state sophisticated cyber-attack of SolarWinds which led to the distribution of a tainted version the SolarWinds Orion network monitoring tool, compromising their customers, dominated the cyber headlines in mid-December 2020. This was not only one of the most significant cyberattacks of 2020 but perhaps of all time. The…