BlackCat Says It Attacked Creos Luxembourg, European Gas Pipeline Operator

The operators of the BlackCat ransomware (aka ALPHV) claimed responsibility for hacking Creos Luxembourg, which operates a gas pipeline and electricity grid in central Europe. Encevo, which owns Creos Luxembourg and is an energy supplier to five EU countries, announced last week that it was hacked between July 22 and 23. As a result of… Continue reading BlackCat Says It Attacked Creos Luxembourg, European Gas Pipeline Operator

BlackCat ransomware gang publishes leaked data on the clear web site

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BlackCat/ALPHV group recently announced on its victim shaming and extortion website that it had hacked into a luxury spa and resort in the Western United States. At one moment in the last 24 hours, ALPHV posted a website with the same victim name on the domain and their logo on the front page. The ALPHV… Continue reading BlackCat ransomware gang publishes leaked data on the clear web site

BlackCat Ransomware Attacks Italian University

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An Italian university was hit by BlackCat this week. The hackers demand a $4.5 million ransom. BlackCat is a new, but very potent ransomware gang that carries several distinctive features that make it harder to detect and prevent. About BlackCat ransomware BlackCat ransomware is not a newbie on the ransomware scene, however, it is far… Continue reading BlackCat Ransomware Attacks Italian University

Experts linked BlackCat (ALPHV) ransomware to BlackMatter and DarkSide groups

A Recorded Future analyst interviewed a member of the hack group behind the BlackCat (ALPHV) ransomware, who confirmed that ALPHV is linked to notorious groups such as BlackMatter and DarkSide. Let me remind you that the unusual ransomware ALPHV (aka BlackCat and BC.a Noberus) written in Rust was discovered by researchers at the end of… Continue reading Experts linked BlackCat (ALPHV) ransomware to BlackMatter and DarkSide groups