Tag Archives: Ransomware

Ransomware infection in Czech University Hospital of Brno

[German]The university hospital of the Czech city of Brno (German: Brünn) is currently suffering from an attack by ransomware. The clinic runs one of the largest laboratories for testing for Covid-19 infections.  Advertising

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Swisswindows AG goes bankrupt after Ryuk attack

[German]In May 2019, the Swiss window manufacturer Swisswindows AG was the victim of a ransomware attack using the encryption trojan Ryuk. Now the company has filed for bankruptcy on Feb, 26, 2020 and dismissed all 170 employees. Advertising

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How dangerous is Snake/Ekans for industrial plants?

[English]How dangerous is the recently discovered Ransomware Snake/Ekans, which targets industrial plants? Although the malware does not directly attack ICS processes, it is still dangerous for critical infrastructures and OT systems. Advertising

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Ryuk ransomware at EWA (Contractor of the US military)

[German]The US company Electronic Warfare Associates, EWA, has fallen victim to an attack with the Ryuk ransomware. The attack took place last week. Advertising

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Ransomware: Are Potsdam and Gedia Shitrix victims?

[German]Well, I haven’t found a ‘smoking gun’, but it turns out that the cyber attacks of the city of Potsdam (Germany) and German automotive supplier Gedia were possible via the Shitrix vulnerability in the Citrix ADC (Netscaler). Advertising

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German Automotive Supplier Gedia Ransomware Victim

[German]The automotive supplier Gedia has been infected with ransomware. As a result, the IT systems were shut down because the blackmailing Trojan also encrypted data. Advertising

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Albany County Airport Authority (NY) Victim of Ransomware

[German]Over Christmas, the IT infrastructure of the Albany County Airport Authority of the city of Albany, New York State, was attacked by Sodinokibi ransomware. This ransomware then encrypted the files on their servers. Advertising

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Ransomware infects Maastricht University

[German]The University (UM) of the Dutch city of Maastricht has fallen victim to a ransomware attack. All computer systems are currently shut down since December 23, 2019. Advertising

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FAQ: Responding to an Emotet infection

[German]The ransomware/trojan Emotet threatens virtually every computer user. For companies, an Emotet infection can mean the end of business. Therefore, something like an emergency plan should exist to respond to an emotet infection (or a suspicion) in case of an … Continue reading

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Ransomware Ryuk: Prosegur, TECNOL, t-system (USA) …

[German]Who’s next? Last week the security company Prosegur was a victim, of Ryuk. Now the Ransomware Ryuk has hit the Spanish company TECNOL and is currently paralyzing t-systems and a clinics in Texas. Advertising

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