Tag Archives: Ransomware

Ukraine police arrest members of Cl0P ransomware gang

[German]Investigators have struck the next blow against cybercriminals by arresting members of the Cl0P ransomware gang in Ukraine. The Cl0P ransomware gang was responsible for infections of Maryland University, and Stanford University, among others. In various operations, ransomware payments worth … Continue reading

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Ransomware attack on US pipeline operator (May 2021)

[German]The last few days have again seen spectacular cases of ransomware infections on companies and organizations. The biggest case occurred last Thursday in the U.S., where the largest U.S. pipeline company had to shut down its operations after a successful … Continue reading

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IOBit forum hacked, spreaded DeroHE ransomware

[German]The forum of Windows tool developer IOBit was hacked over the weekend. The aim of the hack was to distribute the DeroHE ransomware to forum visitors. Advertising

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BlackBerry analysis on MountLocker Ransomware as a Service

[German]Security researchers from BlackBerry have recently published a study dedicated to the MountLocker ransomware. This is now provided to other cyber criminals ‘as a service’ in exchange for revenue sharing. Advertising

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Metro of Vancouver is victim of a ransomware infection

[German]The IT systems of the metro transport system of the Canadian city of Vancover are affected by a ransomware infestation. The operator TansLink is currently experiencing billing problems because files on the servers are encrypted. Advertising

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Egregor ransomware infection at Randstad

[German]Randstad, a globally active company for temporary employment, has fallen victim to an Egregor ransomware infection. The attackers infected the company’s servers and had access to data on Randstad’s activities in the United States, Poland, Italy and France. Advertising

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Ransomware infection in University Hospital Düsseldorf not responsible for death of a woman

[German]New development in view of the death of a patient in the environment of the ransomware infestation in the University Hospital Düsseldorf. The public prosecutor’s office has discontinued its investigations against the unknown hackers because of the death, as there … Continue reading

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Toy maker Mattel victim of a Ransomware attack

[German]The US toy manufacturer, Mattel, has filed information about a successful ransomware attack on its corporate IT. This has been revealed in a report send to the US Securities Exchange Commission. Advertising

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French IT company Sopra Steria attacked by Ryuk ransomware, Zerologon exploited?

[German]The French IT company Sopra Steria, to which, for example, large parts of the IT of the National Health System (NHS) in Great Britain have been transferred, has fallen victim to a Ryuk ransomware attack. If the information I have … Continue reading

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Cruise provider Carnival confirms ransomware attack with data exfiltration

[German]The shipping company Carnival, provider of cruises, has now confirmed an attack with Ransomware. It was also admitted that data of employees and probably also customers of the cruise line were stolen in this attack. Advertising

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