Tag Archives: Ransomware

Warning about a new Emotet-Ransomeware campaign (Sept. 2020)

[German]The cyber criminals behind the blackmail Trojan Emotet malware are currently running a new ransomware campaign. Security authorities in various countries are warning of new waves of attacks. Advertising

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Ransomware infection at German Dussmann Group

[German]A ransomware attack has occurred at the Dussmann subsidiary Kühlanlagenbau in Dresden. In the process, 200 GBytes of data were stolen. The perpetrators of the attack probably published 14 Gbytes of this data online. Advertising

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Garmin Services (probably) after Ransomware attack down

[German]Following a global IT outage, the vendor of wearables and navigation solutions has temporarily taken its services and production offline. It is speculated that Garmin was the victim of a ransomware attack. Advertising

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Microsoft warns of massive Emotet campaign

[German]The Microsoft Security Intelligence team has just posted an alert on Twitter warning of a massive Emotet campaign that broke out a few hours ago.  Advertising

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Ransomware infection at LG, data exfiltrated?

[German]I have received information through various channels that the internationally active Korean company LG was the victim of a ransomware attack. The Maze Group is making a complaint and threatening to release sensitive data. Advertising

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Fake Ransomware Decryptor encrypts files again

[German]Cyber criminals ostensibly offer a decryption tool for files encrypted by ransomware. If you use the STOP Divu Ransomware-Decryptor tool, the encrypted files are encrypted a second time. Advertising

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Hacker attack on Sophos firewalls via 0-day exploit

[German]Hackers have attempted to use a 0-day exploit in Sophos firewalls for attacks. However, the vendor responded quickly with a patch, and the attacks failed on updated systems. Advertising

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Compromised SilkTide Cookie-Consent logo – Part 3

[German]The compromised Amazon AWS S3 Buckets, which I addressed in the blog post Warning: Infected Cookie Consent logo delivers Ransomware seems delivering constantly new payloads via compromised files. Advertising

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Compromised SilkTide Cookie-Consent Logo – Part 2

[German]In the blog post Warning: Infected Cookie Consent logo delivers Ransomware I reported a few days ago about a logo file for a Cookie Consent solution on Amazon AWS that has been replaced by a malware script. Meanwhile I found … Continue reading

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City of Weiz (Austria): Computers infected with ransomware?

[German]The group behind the ransomware NetWalker claim to have infiltrated the computer networks of the city of Weiz in Austria. Currently I only have two sources, but no confirmation from the city, on this subject. Advertising

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