Azov Ransomware Tries to Set Up Cybersecurity Specialists

Azov ransomware tries to play on Ukrainian war theme, but its obviously Russian

Azov ransomware, a newcomer to the encryption malware market, appears in view with a rather unusual strategy. This malware seems to be a simple vandal that shifts responsibility to honorable malware analysts. It gives users no chance to decrypt the files, as analysts can’t decrypt nor find the threat actor. Azov ransomware asks for Ukraine… Continue reading Azov Ransomware Tries to Set Up Cybersecurity Specialists

Djvu Ransomware Spreads via Discord, Carrying RedLine Stealer

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An infamous STOP/Djvu ransomware adopted a new spreading tactic. According to the report of Avast Threat Labs, a malware intelligence group, ransomware distributors opted for Discord as a place to spread their malware. STOP/Djvu spreads in Discord, features RedStealer According to the latest notifications, STOP/Djvu ransomware is getting spread through the malicious spam messages in… Continue reading Djvu Ransomware Spreads via Discord, Carrying RedLine Stealer

U2K Ransomware Strikes, Thousands Of Victims

U2K ransomware, probably the rising star on the ransomware arena, appeared on July 10, 2022. It instantly infected a huge number of users and keeps spreading, despite the massive alarms in cyberspace. U2K ransomware (U2K files encrypted) – what happened? Numerous analysts report the analysts about the new ransomware variant stomping the users’ devices. It… Continue reading U2K Ransomware Strikes, Thousands Of Victims

Bandai Namco Hacked, ALPHV Group Claims

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On Monday, June 11, 2022, the information about the cyberattack on the video game publisher Bandai Namco appeared. Reportedly, a novice cybercrime group BlackCat/ALPHV ciphered the company’s files and leaked its data, as the report on their Darknet leak page says. Ransomware Attack on Bandai Namco The Japanese game studio was reportedly struck by ALPHV… Continue reading Bandai Namco Hacked, ALPHV Group Claims

Ryuk – Devastatingly Effective Targeted Ransomware

Ransomware is a malicious program which an attacker injects into your device to encrypt your data and hold your digital life hostage. Ryuk ransomware is similar to the typical ransomware but enhanced. It deliberately preys on high-profile targets capable of paying large amounts of money. Today we will learn what Ryuk ransomware is, how it… Continue reading Ryuk – Devastatingly Effective Targeted Ransomware

QNAP Warns Clients About DeadBolt Ransomware Attacks

DeadBolt Ransomware: Another Instance of Ransomware Evolution On June 17, QNAP, the Taiwanese hardware manufacturer, warned its customers about ransomware attacks targeting the company’s NAS (network-connected storage) devices. Following attacks in January, March, and May, the DeadBolt ransomware is an impending problem for QNAP devices again. QNAP advises all users to update operating systems to… Continue reading QNAP Warns Clients About DeadBolt Ransomware Attacks

Companies Manage to Bargain With Ransomware Racketeers

Revelations of the Ransom-Negotiator In May, the racketeer-bargaining specialist (the negotiator) at a European production company had received an unexpected chat message from a malefactor who had hacked the specialist’s client. Ransom negotiations, aimed at lowering the demands of racketeers, are the realm totally dominated by lawyers, consulting, and information security companies who know the… Continue reading Companies Manage to Bargain With Ransomware Racketeers

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

New Cuba Ransomware Variant Involves Double-Extortion Scheme

What’s new in April Variant of Cuba Ransomware The Cuba ransomware family has got itself a new specimen. The new version of Cuba revealed itself in late April 2022 and was involved in the attack on two companies in Asia. Although the alterations in comparison to previous versions cannot be called crucial, some of them… Continue reading New Cuba Ransomware Variant Involves Double-Extortion Scheme