Tuesday, July 27

RansomWare

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Businesses around the world left reeling following a ransomware attack on Florida-based IT firm

A ransomware attack at Florida-based IT firm Kaseya left businesses around the world scrambling. Cybersecurity experts say the Russian-linked REvil ransomware gang appears to be behind the attack. The REvil ransomware gang was blamed by the FBI for paralyzing meat packer JBS last month. See more stories on Insider's business page. Businesses around the world rushed Saturday to contain a ransomware attack that has paralyzed their computer networks, a situation complicated in the U.S. by offices lightly staffed at the start of the Fourth of July holida...
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REvil ransomware group strikes again with attack on hundreds of companies right before long holiday weekend

Russian-based REvil launched a ransomware attack on Friday that may have impacted hundreds of companies. The group targeted IT management software provider Kaseya VSA in what's known as a supply-chain attack. REvil most recently attacked meat supplier JBS and received an $11 million payment from the company. See more stories on Insider's business page. Just ahead of the long holiday weekend in the US, Russian-based REvil launched a ransomware attack that could have impacted hundreds of companies.In what's being called the "largest and most significan...
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A breach at a Florida-based IT firm led to ransomware attacks on 200 businesses

A breach at US IT firm Kaseya in Miami led to 200 businesses being hit by ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity company Huntress said it believed the REvil ransomware gang was to blame for the attack. The Russia-linked group was blamed by the FBI for paralyzing meat packer JBS last month. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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How to enable ransomware protection in Windows | Digital Trends Spanish

Few malware attacks are as annoying or potentially costly as data hijacking. Yes - it's really scary, but there are ways to protect your devices. One of the newer and easier options is to use the service that Windows 10 offers in a comprehensive way by enabling the ransomware protection controlling access to files. We will show you how to activate it and what this means for the security of Windows in the future. You will be interested in: Once your computer is infected, this type of virus prevents you from accessing valuable files and requires you to send a payment in exchange for releasing them. Even large corporations have been attacked, some of which have made huge payments to get their digital property back. Step 1: go to Windows Security Log into Windows 10, head to the search ...
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Solidarity hackers donate to NGOs what was stolen from large companies | Digital Trends Spanish

"Make the world a better place." That is the explanation offered by a group of hackers who in recent days have made news for solidarity actions that are not typical of this time. Hackers have carried out a series of robberies from large companies through attacks of the type ransomware and they have donated the loot to various charities. The group, known as Darkside has published the receipts for ten thousand dollars in Bitcoin donations made to two NGOs. The groups that have benefited have been Children International, which supports families and communities in Africa, and The Water Project, which works to improve access to safe drinking water in sub-Saharan Africa. “We believe that it is fair that part of the money from the companies goes to charity. No matter how bad you think o...
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Investigating the first death caused by a cyber attack | Digital Trends Spanish

The University Hospital of Dusseldorf, in Germany, suffered a serious attack of ransomware, which caused the emergency service of the establishment to collapse, according to what was reported by RTL. The authorities of the compound were forced to temporarily close the emergency room, which ended up causing the death of a patient who had to be transferred to another hospital to be treated. She did not reach that health center. The incident originated on September 15, after the attack was originally directed at computers at the Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf. However, it also ended up affecting the clinic's computers, encrypting thirty of its servers, according to what was indicated by the office of the Minister of Justice of North Rhine-Westphalia. Members of the police ma...
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Canon suffers a huge ransomware attack and steals data | Digital Trends Spanish

A tremendous ransomware attack was suffered by Canon, in an action that was attributed to the group of hackers Maze and that includes a lot of information taken from the service's storage cloud. A notification sent by the company's IT team states that "widespread system problems affecting multiple applications, computers, email and other systems may not be available at this time." The Maze group told the specialized site BleepingComputer that their attack was carried out this Wednesday, August 5, when "10 terabytes of data, private databases, etc." were stolen. Maze is a human-operated ransomware Aimed at companies that compromise and spread stealthily across a network until they gain access to an administrator account and the Windows domain controller of the system. Throughout th...
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Catholic Bishop was the object of espionage through WhatsApp | Digital Trends Spanish

At the end of 2019, WhatsApp It recognized that around 1,400 of its users had been victims of espionage thanks to malware created by the Israeli company NSO Group. Although it was a "highly sophisticated" attack, the criminals' attempts to "cover their tracks were not entirely successful," he said at the time through The Washington Post the chief executive of the Facebook affiliate, Will Cathcart. The company also described the fact that the criminal action targeted a hundred human rights defenders, journalists and other members of civil society around the world as a “disturbing pattern”. Although WhatsApp did not give names on that occasion, Forbes He discovered that the victims belonged to at least 20 countries, such as Mexico and the United Arab Emirates. Subsequentl...