Tag: ransomware

  • Could Oil Ship Wakashio Been Hacked Before Mauritius Spill?

    Nishan Degnarain Cyber-attacks against global shipping have spiked 400% since Covid-19 lockdowns. And this was before the two high profile hacking victims in the last month alone – the world’s fourth […]

  • Six Russian GRU Agents Indicted in Connection With NotPetya Attack

    The U.S. Department of Justice has charged six members of the Russian Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) in connection with the June 2017 “NotPetya” cyberattack. The notorious malware release led to prolonged […]

  • IMO hit by cyberattack

    International Maritime Organisation (IMO) said its website and intranet had been disabled by a “sophisticated cyber-attack”, and its IT specialists had shut down key systems to prevent further damage. The […]

  • CMA CGM ransomware

    By Catalin Cimpanu With today’s news that French shipping giant CMA CGM has been hit by a ransomware attack, this now means that all of the four biggest maritime shipping companies in […]

  • CISA Reports Spearphishing Attack Leading to Ransomware Impacting Pipeline Operations

    February 18: The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) encourages asset owner operators across all critical infrastructure sectors to review the below threat actor techniques and ensure the corresponding mitigations […]

  • London Offshore Consultants Suffer Maze Ransomware Attack

    December 30: UK marine engineering consultancy London Offshore Consultants (LOC) Group has been hacked by a group known as Maze. The company, with more than 400 employees, saw its computers […]

  • Patching the Citrix ADC Bug Doesn’t Mean You Weren’t Hacked

    Source: Bleeping Computer / Ionut Ilascu January 26: Citrix on Friday released the final patch for the critical vulnerability tracked as CVE-2019-19781 in its affected appliances. Many organizations are still […]

  • Ako Ransomware Uses Spam to Infect Its Victims

    Source: Bleeping Computer / Lawrence Abrams January 15: It has been discovered that the network-targeting Ako ransomware is being distributed through malicious spam attachments that pretend to be a requested agreement. […]

  • Cybercrime Trends Include Mobile Banking Malware Up 50% in First Half of 2019

    January 17: A new report from Check Point recaps the cybercrime trends, statistics, and vulnerabilities that defined the security landscape in 2019. In the last year, 28% of organizations were […]

  • FTCode Ransomware Now Steals Saved Login Credentials

    January 20: FTCode ransomware victims now have one more thing to worry about with the malware having been upgraded to also steal saved user credentials from email clients and web […]