Akira ransomware

Akira ransomware received $42M in ransom payments from over 250 victims

Government agencies revealed that Akira ransomware has breached over 250 entities worldwide and received over $42 million in ransom payments.…

1 month ago

Stanford University announced that 27,000 individuals were impacted in the 2023 ransomware attack

Threat actors behind the ransomware attacks that hit Stanford University in 2023 gained access to 27,000 people. Stanford University confirmed…

3 months ago

CISA: Cisco ASA/FTD bug CVE-2020-3259 exploited in ransomware attacks

CISA warns that the Akira Ransomware gang is exploiting the Cisco ASA/FTD vulnerability CVE-2020-3259 (CVSS score: 7.5) in attacks in the…

3 months ago

Akira ransomware attack on Tietoevry disrupted the services of many Swedish organizations

A ransomware attack against the Finnish IT services provider Tietoevry disrupted the services of some Swedish government agencies and shops.…

4 months ago

Akira ransomware targets Finnish organizations

The Finish National Cybersecurity Center (NCSC-FI) warns of increased Akira ransomware attacks targeting NAS and tape backup devices of organizations in…

5 months ago

Akira ransomware gang claims the theft of sensitive data from Nissan Australia

The Akira ransomware group announced it had breached the network of Nissan Australia, the Australian branch of the car maker…

5 months ago

Microsoft Defender thwarted Akira ransomware attack on an industrial engineering firm

Microsoft thwarted a large-scale hacking campaign carried out by Akira ransomware operators targeting an unknown industrial organization. Microsoft announced that its…

8 months ago

Zero-day in Cisco ASA and FTD is actively exploited in ransomware attacks

A zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-20269) in Cisco ASA and FTD is actively exploited in ransomware attacks, the company warns. Cisco warns…

9 months ago

Akira ransomware gang spotted targeting Cisco VPN products to hack organizations

The Akira ransomware gang targets Cisco VPN products to gain initial access to corporate networks and steal their data. The…

9 months ago

Avast released a free decryptor for the Windows version of the Akira ransomware

Avast released a free decryptor for the Akira ransomware that can allow victims to recover their data without paying the…

11 months ago

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