Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro has been hit by LockerGoga ransomware, which was apparently distributed to endpoints by hackers using the company's own Active Directory services against it. To help safeguard others, security experts have called on Hydro to release precise details of how it was hit.
Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers, has been hit by a crypto-locking ransomware attack that began at one of its U.S. plants and has disrupted some global operations. A Norwegian cybersecurity official said the ransomware strain may be LockerGoga.
Two recent ransomware attacks on mental healthcare providers serve as reminders of the security incident response and risk mitigation pressure faced by entities handling especially sensitive patient information.
Criminals wielding a new strain of ransomware called Cr1ptT0r are targeting network-attached storage users. The campaign was first discovered in February after owners of D-Link network storage enclosures reported that their devices were being crypto-locked.
A ransomware attack last fall on a company that provides billing and other business services to health plans and hospitals resulted in a breach affecting more than 600,000 individuals, according to Michigan state officials. But what makes breach determination in ransomware attacks so difficult?
Officials in Jackson County, Georgia, along with the FBI are investigating a ransomware attack that crippled IT systems over a two-week period and reportedly led local officials to pay a bitcoin ransom worth $400,000 to restore systems and infrastructure.
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Australia has faced a few tough weeks on the cybersecurity front. Toyota Australia's computer systems were still down Friday after an attempted cyberattack. A healthcare group acknowledged it was the victim of a ransomware attack. And last week, suspected nation-state attackers hit Parliament's email systems.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report describes vulnerabilities found in popular password generator apps. Plus, the evolution of blockchain as a utility and a new decryptor for GandCrab ransomware.