The Scottish Environment Protection Agency says a ransomware attack last month continues to cause serious outages and warns that ransom-demanding attackers also stole some data. The Conti ransomware-as-a-service operation has claimed credit for the attack and begun to leak the stolen data.
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Security researchers are warning that attackers appear to have stepped up scanning for vulnerable Zyxel products, including VPN gateways, access point controllers and firewalls. A recently disclosed vulnerability in the company's firmware can create a hard-coded backdoor.
Apex Laboratory a Farmingdale, New York-based blood testing facility, is notifying patients about the leak of their information, including test results. The security incident - which appears to involve ransomware - happened in July.
The major appliances giant Whirlpool acknowledges it was hit with a ransomware attack in November, with the cyber gang Nefilim taking responsibility for the cyber incident and claiming to have stolen company data.
Ransomware gangs entered 2020 with a full and dangerous set of weapons at their disposal and then rolled out additional tools such as extortion and new distribution methods, a trend that is expected to continue into 2021.
Within 24 hours of a ransomware attack your organization could find itself paying upwards of $1,000,000, in addition to restoration, downtime, and PR/reputational hit.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a global impact on lives and businesses.
Expanded use of video conferencing and online services has enabled remote
workforces to continue operations. However, the need to quickly respond and
adapt to the situation may have caused some organizations to overlook security
A 4GB data archive belonging to Panasonic India has been released by a hacker who waged an extortion plot. The company says no highly confidential data was revealed, but a look at the data suggests otherwise.
FireEye, one of the world's top cybersecurity firms, says attackers stole its penetration testing tools and sought information about government clients. But FireEye doesn't believe the suspected nation-state hackers exfiltrated any data.
Are insurers getting cold feet over covering losses to ransomware? With claims due to ransomware skyrocketing, some insurers have reportedly been revising offerings to make it tougher for companies to claim for some types of cybercrime, including extortion.
Ransomware innovation seems to know no bounds, as crime gangs seek new ways to make crypto-locking malware ever more profitable. Beyond data-leak sites and affiliate programs, gangs have also been using call centers to cold-call victims, tell them they've been hit by ransomware and request payment.
This edition of the ISMG Security Report features a discussion with Christopher Krebs, the recently fired director of the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency, on his accomplishments at the agency. Also featured are updates on ransomware gangs recruiting affiliates and healthcare supply chain risks.