Hive Ransomware

Pierluigi Paganini January 26, 2023
Hive Ransomware Tor leak site apparently seized by law enforcement

The leak site of the Hive ransomware gang was seized due to an international operation conducted by law enforcement in ten countries. The Tor leak site used by Hive ransomware operators has been seized as part of an international operation conducted by law enforcement in 10 countries. “The Federal Bureau of Investigation seized this site […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 07, 2023
Hive Ransomware gang leaked 550 GB stolen from Consulate Health Care

The Hive ransomware gang just leaked 550 GB of data stolen from the Consulate Health Care, including customer and employee PII data. Consulate Health Care is a leading provider of senior healthcare services, specializing in post-acute care. The Hive ransomware gang this week added the company to its Tor leak site, threatening to publish the stolen […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 29, 2022
LCMHS hospital suffered a Ransomware attack at Louisiana hospital that impacted 270,000 patients

The Lake Charles Memorial Health System (LCMHS) suffered a ransomware attack that impacted 270,000 patients. The Lake Charles Memorial Health System (LCMHS) disclosed a data breach that affected almost 270,000 patients at its medical centers. The Lake Charles Memorial Health System is the largest not-for-profit community healthcare system in Southwest Louisiana. LCMHS reported the incident to the secretary of the U.S. […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2022
Hive Ransomware extorted over $100M in ransom payments from over 1,300 companies

Hive ransomware operators have extorted over $100 million in ransom payments from over 1,300 companies worldwide as of November 2022. The threat actors behind the Hive ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) have extorted $100 million in ransom payments from over 1,300 companies worldwide as of November 2022, reported the U.S. cybersecurity and intelligence authorities. “As of November 2022, […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 25, 2022
Hive ransomware gang starts leaking data allegedly stolen from Tata Power

The Hive ransomware gang, which claimed the responsibility for the Tata Power data breach, started leaking data. On October 14, Tata Power, India’s largest power generation company, announced that was hit by a cyber attack. Threat actors hit the Information Technology (IT) infrastructure of the company. The company confirmed that the security breach impacted “some of […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 06, 2022
New Hive ransomware variant is written in Rust and use improved encryption method

Hive ransomware operators have improved their file-encrypting module by migrating to Rust language and adopting a more sophisticated encryption method. The operators of the Hive ransomware upgraded their malware by migrating the malware to the Rust language and implementing a more sophisticated encryption method, Microsoft researchers warn. “The upgrades in the latest variant are effectively […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 30, 2022
Korean cybersecurity agency released a free decryptor for Hive ransomware

Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, Korean security researchers have released a free decryptor for some versions. Good news for the victims of the Hive ransomware, the South Korean cybersecurity agency KISA has released a free decryptor for versions from v1 till v4. “The Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA) is distributing […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 01, 2022
Hive ransomware gang hit Costa Rica public health service

Costa Rican Social Security Fund, Costa Rica ‘s public health service, was hit by a Hive ransomware attack. Costa Rican Social Security Fund, Costa Rica ‘s public health service (aka CCCS), was hit today by a Hive ransomware attack, BleepingComputer reported. The attack occurred early this morning, Tuesday, May 31, 2022. The authorities are investigating […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 28, 2022
Hive ransomware ports its encryptor to Rust programming language

The Hive ransomware gang ported its encryptor to the Rust programming language and implemented new features. The Hive ransomware operation has developed a Rust version of their encryptor and added new features to prevent curious from snooping on the victim’s ransom negotiations. According to BleepingComputer, which focused on Linux VMware ESXi encryptor, the Hive ransomware […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2022
A flaw in the encryption algorithm of Hive Ransomware allows retrieving encrypted files

Researchers discovered a flaw in the encryption algorithm used by Hive ransomware that allowed them to decrypt data. Researchers discovered a flaw in the encryption algorithm used by Hive ransomware that allowed them to decrypt data without knowing the private key used by the gang to encrypt files. The Hive ransomware operation has been active […]