ransomware

Pierluigi Paganini February 21, 2024
US GOV OFFERS A REWARD OF UP TO $15M FOR INFO ON LOCKBIT GANG MEMBERS AND AFFILIATES

U.S. government offers rewards of up to $15 million for information that could lead to the identification or location of LockBit ransomware gang members and affiliates. The U.S. Department of State is offering a reward of up to $15 million for information leading to the identification or location of members of the Lockbit ransomware gang and […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2024
A ransomware attack took 100 Romanian hospitals down

Authorities in Romania reported that at least 100 hospitals went offline after a ransomware attack hit the Hipocrate platform. Authorities in Romania confirmed that a ransomware attack that targeted the Hipocrate Information System (HIS) has disrupted operations for at least 100 hospitals. Hipocrate Information System (HIS) is a software suite designed to manage the medical […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 13, 2024
Bank of America customer data compromised after a third-party services provider data breach

Bank of America revealed that the personal information of some customers was stolen in a data breach affecting a third-party services provider. Bank of America began notifying some customers following a data breach at the third-party services provider Infosys McCamish System (IMS). The bank has sent notification letters to 57,000 customers, informing them that their […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 30, 2024
Cactus ransomware gang claims the Schneider Electric hack

Energy management and industrial automation firm Schneider Electric suffered a data breach after a Cactus ransomware attack. Schneider Electric is a multinational company that specializes in energy management, industrial automation, and digital transformation. BleepingComputer first reported the attack that hit the Sustainability Business division of the company on January 17th. BleepingComputer contacted Schneider Electric which […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 25, 2024
Yearly Intel Trend Review: The 2023 RedSense report

The 2023 RedSense report covers long-term observations we have made regarding intel trends and interconnectivity. These observations were made by analyzing numerous 2023 threat findings and discoveries, and include references to case studies that were reported on by RedSense throughout the year. Trend Analysis Ghost Group Operations: A notable increase in covert ‘ghost groups’ like […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 23, 2024
LoanDepot data breach impacted roughly 16.6 individuals

Financial services company LoanDepot disclosed a data breach that impacted roughly 16.6 million individuals. LoanDepot is a financial services company that primarily operates as a mortgage lender. It is one of the largest nonbank lenders in the United States. The company provides a range of mortgage and non-mortgage loan products and services. LoanDepot disclosed this […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 19, 2024
Ransomware attacks break records in 2023: the number of victims rose by 128%

Ransomware groups claimed that they successfully targeted 4191 victims in 2023, Cybernews researchers report. According to the Ransomlooker tool, the number of ransomware attack victims increased by 128.17% compared to the previous year (2022), with 1837 additional incidents. Based on Ransomlooker, a free Cybernews tool for monitoring the dark web and other hidden areas of […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 08, 2024
Swiss Air Force sensitive files stolen in the hack of Ultra Intelligence & Communications

Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web as a result of cyberattack on a US security provider. Documents belonging to the Swiss Air Force were leaked on the dark web after the US security company Ultra Intelligence & Communications suffered a data breach. Ultra Intelligence & Communications provides critical […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 02, 2024
Researchers released a free decryptor for Black Basta ransomware

A team of researchers released a suite of tools that could help victims to decrypt data encrypted with by the Black Basta ransomware. Independent security research and consulting team SRLabs discovered a vulnerability in Black Basta ransomware’s encryption algorithm and exploited it to create a free decryptor. The Black Basta ransomware group has been active since April […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 28, 2023
Lockbit ransomware attack interrupted medical emergencies gang at a German hospital network

A Lockbit ransomware attack against the German hospital network Katholische Hospitalvereinigung Ostwestfalen (KHO) caused service disruptions at three hospitals. German hospital network Katholische Hospitalvereinigung Ostwestfalen (KHO) announced it has suffered service disruptions at three hospitals (Bielefeld, Rheda-Wiedenbrück, and Herford) after a Lockbit ransomware attack. The security incident could have a serious impact on the local […]