Some of the top ransomware gangs are deploying a new pressure tactic to push more victim organizations into paying an extortion demand: Emailing the victim’s customers and partners directly, warning that their data will be leaked to the dark web unless they can convince the victim firm to pay up.Read More Ransom Gangs Emailing Victim Customers for Leverage
PC manufacturer Acer might have received a $50 million ransom demand, a warning spreads on Facebook about a trick being used by hackers, and why are the City of London’s police not happy about Sci Hub?
All this and much much more is discussed in the…Read More Smashing Security podcast #220: Ransoms, scandals, and glitter bombs
A member of the REvil ransomware gang claims that the group specifically targets firms who have taken our cyberinsurance.
And what’s more, it will hack insurance firms to identify them…Read More Ransomware gang says it targets firms who have cyber insurance
It is the Tuesday morning after a long weekend. You come into work early to get caught up on emails only to find you are completely locked out. You have been hit by a ransomware attack. You ask yourself, “What happened? And how do I fix it?” This post …Read More REvil, Ryuk and Tycoon Ransomware: How They Work and How to Defend Against Them