As we head into 2021, ransomware is making another resurgence, particularly in targeted attacks from highly organized hacker groups. In fact, cybercrime is surging since the start of the pandemic. When IT and security professionals plan how to respond,…Read More Protecting the human attack surface from the next ransomware attack
The REvil ransomware operators are using DDoS attacks and voice calls to journalists and victim’s business partners to force victims to pay the ransom. The REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware operators announced that they are using DDoS attacks and voice calls to victim’s business partners and journalists to force the victims into pay the ransom. The announcement shows […]
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Mandiant/FireEye researchers have tentatively linked the Accellion FTA zero-day attacks to FIN11, a cybercrime group leveraging CLOP ransomware to extort targeted organizations. Accellion has also confirmed on Monday that “out of approximately 30…Read More Accellion FTA attacks, extortion attempts might be the work of FIN11
Vastaamo, the Finnish psychotherapy practice that covered up a horrific data breach which resulted in patients receiving blackmail threats, has declared itself bankrupt.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.Read More After hackers blackmailed their clients, Finnish therapy firm declares bankruptcy
Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter this week all took steps to crack down on users involved in trafficking hijacked user accounts across their platforms. The coordinated action seized hundreds of accounts the companies say have played a major role in facilitating the trade and often lucrative resale of compromised, highly sought-after usernames.Read More Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Twitter Target Resellers of Hacked Accounts