DoppelPaymer ransomware

Pierluigi Paganini March 04, 2021
Group-IB: ransomware empire prospers in pandemic-hit world. Attacks grow by 150%

Group-IB published a report titled “Ransomware Uncovered 2020-2021”. analyzes ransomware landscape in 2020 and TTPs of major threat actors. Group-IB, a global threat hunting and adversary-centric cyber intelligence company, has presented its new report “Ransomware Uncovered 2020-2021”. The research dives deep into the global ransomware outbreak in 2020 and analyzes major players’ TTPs (tactics, techniques, and procedures). By […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 26, 2021
Dutch Research Council (NWO) confirms DoppelPaymer ransomware attack

Dutch Research Council (NWO) confirmed that the recent cyberattack that forced it to take its servers offline was caused by the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. On February 14, Dutch Research Council (NWO) was hit by a cyber attack that compromised its network and impacted its operations. In response to the incident, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 04, 2021
Apex Laboratory disclose data breach after a ransomware attack

At-home laboratory services provider Apex Laboratory discloses a ransomware attack and consequent data breach. Apex Laboratory, Inc. is a clinical laboratory that has been providing home laboratory services to homebound and Nursing Home patients in the NY Metropolitan Area for over 20 years. The at-home laboratory services provider Apex Laboratory disclosed a ransomware attack, the […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 17, 2020
DoppelPaymer ransomware gang now cold-calling victims, FBI warns

FBI says DoppelPaymer ransomware gang is harassing victims who refuse to pay, threatening to send individuals to their homes. FBI is warning of a new escalation in the extortion activities of the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang, the operators have been calling victims, threatening to send individuals to their homes if they don’t pay the ransom. According […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 07, 2020
DoppelPaymer ransomware gang hit Foxconn electronics giant

Electronics contract manufacturer Foxconn is the last victim of the DoppelPaymer ransomware operators that hit a Mexican facility. DoppelPaymer ransomware operators infected the systems at a Mexican facility of Foxconn electronics giant over the Thanksgiving weekend. The plan is located in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico. The hackers also claim to have stolen unencrypted files before encrypting […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 30, 2020
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, opted to pay 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer gang

Delaware County, Pennsylvania opted to pay a $500,000 ransom after it was the victim of a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack last weekend. During the last weekend Delaware County, Pennsylvania, was the victim of a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack that brought down part of its network. According to local media, the ransomware operators have compromised systems containing sensitive information, […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 09, 2020
Compal, the Taiwanese giant laptop manufacturer hit by ransomware

The Taiwanese electronics manufacture Compal suffered a ransomware attack over the weekend, media blames the DoppelPaymer ransomware gang. Compal Electronics is a Taiwanese original design manufacturer (ODM), handling the production of notebook computers, monitors, tablets and televisions for a variety of clients around the world, including Apple Inc., Acer, Lenovo, Dell, Toshiba, Hewlett-Packard and Fujitsu. […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 30, 2020
DoppelPaymer ransomware gang leaked Hall County, Georgia, voter info

The DoppelPaymer ransomware operators have released data that was stolen from Hall County, Georgia earlier this month. The DoppelPaymer ransomware operators have published online data that was stolen from Hall County, Georgia earlier this month. The attack took place on October 7, it hit Hall County, in the northern part of the state and it […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 22, 2020
German investigators blame Russian DoppelPaymer gang for deadly hospital attack

The investigation of German authorities on the recent attack on the Dusseldorf hospital reveals the possible involvement of Russian hackers. Last week, German authorities revealed that a cyber attack hit a major hospital in Duesseldorf, the Duesseldorf University Clinic, and a woman who needed urgent admission died after she had to be taken to another […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 08, 2020
Newcastle University infected with DoppelPaymer Ransomware

UK research university Newcastle University suffered a DoppelPaymer ransomware attack and took its systems offline in response to the attack. UK research university Newcastle University was infected with the DoppelPaymer ransomware, in response to the incident it was forced to take systems offline on the morning of August 30th. The Newcastle University did not provide […]