Ransomware

Cyber Security Today, Aug. 6, 2021 – Angry ransomware gang partner leaks secrets, reports of more Canadian ransomware victims; and a DNS problem found

An angry ransomware gang partner allegedly leaks secrets, reports of more Canadian ransomware victims and a DNS problem found.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday August 6th, I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Has the Conti ransomware gang really angered one of its affiliate partners? That’s what cybersecurity professionals are wondering after an…

Cyber Security Today, July 28, 2021 – Remember this ransomware resource, a new ransomware strain updated and vulnerabilities in another Kaseya product

Remember this ransomware resource, a new ransomware strain updated and vulnerabilities in another Kaseya product.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday July 28th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Every IT manager worries about dealing with a ransomware attack, both before and after. But there are lots of free resources from cybersecurity companies…

Cyber Security Today, July 14, 2021 – Interpol says ransomware may become a pandemic, expert advice on fighting ransomware and security updates for ForgeRock and Etherpad

Interpol says ransomware may become a pandemic, expert advice on fighting ransomware and security updates for ForgeRock and Etherpad.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Wednesday July 14th. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing writer on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.Ransomware attacks continue to spread. They’ve gotten so common that the Secretary General of Interpol, the international police co-operative, said…

Ransomware attack on Kaseya, a software firm, threatens businesses worldwide – CNET

James Martin/CNET Following recent ransomware attacks that took down a major gas pipeline and a major meat producer in the US, a new assault has surfaced, this time hitting a Miami-based company that provides tech-management tools to organizations worldwide. Hundreds of companies, including a railway, pharmacy chain and grocery chain in Sweden, have reportedly been…

Cyber Security Today, March 26, 2021 – A new ransomware strain, and FBI ransomware warning and update these WordPress plugins

A new ransomware strain, and FBI ransomware warning and update these WordPress plugins.Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Friday, March 26. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity for ITWorldCanada.com.There’s lots of ransomware news to tell you about today, including the appearance of a new strain of the malware.The Bleeping Computer news service has learned…

Acer Reportedly Hit With $50M Ransomware Attack, Says Companies Like It ‘Are Constantly Under Attack’

Acer has reportedly been hit with a $50 million ransomware attack, the largest attempted ransom to date.Photo: Sam YEH / AFP (Getty Images)Acer has purportedly become the victim of a massive ransomware attack, in which hackers are asking for $50 million to release the company’s stolen data, Bleeping Computer reported on Friday. Nonetheless, the company…