Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria hit by ‘cyberattack’, Ryuk ransomware suspected French IT outsourcer Sopra Steria has been hit by a ransomware attack, while the company did not reveal the family of malware that infected its systems, local media speculate the involvement of the Ryuk ransomware. “A cyber attack was detected on the Sopra Steria … Continue reading Sopra Steria hit by the Ryuk ransomware gang

WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

US-based ski and golf resort operator Boyne Resorts has suffered a cyberattack by the WastedLocker operation that has impacted company-wide reservation systems. Boyne Resorts owns and operates eleven properties located in the USA and Canada and has 11,000 employees. Many of these properties are situated on well-known ski mountains, including Big Sky, Montana, Sugarloaf, Maine, … Continue reading WastedLocker ransomware hits Boyne Resorts ski resort operator

International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack

International law firm Seyfarth Shaw announced on Monday that it was the victim of a ransomware attack over the weekend. With more than 900 lawyers in 17 offices in America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions, the company made over $700 million in gross revenue last year, placing it in the lower half of the … Continue reading International law firm Seyfarth discloses ransomware attack

Meet Egregor, a New Ransomware Family to Watch

Egregor's operators promise to decrypt victims' files and provide security recommendations in exchange for ransom payment. Researchers have been analyzing a new ransomware family that calls itself "Egregor." Attackers behind the malware, which has affected at least 13 companies, typically operate by breaking into organizations, stealing sensitive data, and running the malware to encrypt their … Continue reading Meet Egregor, a New Ransomware Family to Watch

Safeguarding Schools Against RDP-Based Ransomware

How getting online learning right today will protect schools, and the communities they serve, for years to come. The FBI has issued a warning to US K-12 school districts, advising them that they are being targeted by cyberthieves and should take extra precautions to secure their networks. With schools around the world responding to COVID-19 … Continue reading Safeguarding Schools Against RDP-Based Ransomware