Tag Archives: Ransomware

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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AnteFrigus: Ransomware encrypt drives D:, E:, F: etc.

It’s getting even more crayz. Now a Ransomware has been found which encrypts the contents of the logical Windows drive D:, E:, F: etc. instead of files on the drive C:. It is still unclear what exactly is behind this … Continue reading

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SmarterASP.NET hit by Ramsomware

[German]The provider SmarterASP.NET with more than 440,000 customers seems probably to be a victim of a cyber attack over the weekend. All servers are said to have been encrypted by Ransomware.  Advertising

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MegaCortex Ransomware Changes Windows User Password

[German]A new version of MegaCortex Ransomware is being distributed by malware such as Emotet. The new version not only encrypts the system’s files but also changes the user’s password. Advertising

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Ransomware at US managed service provider in 2019

[German]Ransomware was on the raise in 2019. In the USA, there were some managed service provider victim of ransomware infections in 2019 – and their customers was also affected. Here is a brief reference to the cases compiled by security … Continue reading

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Ransomware hits global shipping company Pitney Bowes

[German]The global shipping company Pitney Bowes has been the victim of a successful Ransomware attack. As a result, their business is affected worldwide. Here is some information about the situation. Advertising

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Ransomware kokolock adds mailto extension

A brief safety tip. A Ransomware, I call it kokolock, appeared, which uses personal information of the recipient to change file names. Here is a short intro, what I know so far. Advertising

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