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Hackers auction alleged stolen Cyberpunk 2077, Witcher source code

Threat actors are auctioning the alleged source code for CD Projekt Red games, including Witcher 3, Thronebreaker, and Cyberpunk 2077, that they state were stolen in a ransomware attack. Yesterday, CD Projekt suffered a ransomware attack where the attackers claim to have stolen unencrypted source code for Cyberpunk 2077, Witcher 3, Gwent, and an unreleased version of Witcher 3. As part of the [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:31-05:00February 21st, 2021|General News|

Proactive vs Responsive AI: Which One Protects Against Major Modern Adversaries in Cybersecurity?

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning are terms that constantly get thrown around in cybersecurity to the point where they’ve got a bad reputation due to false promises. However, as we move into a future with advanced adversaries that are also utilizing AI technology, the only option we have is to understand what distinguishes the good from the bad, and [...]

Trucking company Forward Air said its ransomware incident cost it $7.5 million

The sum was described as a loss of revenue from its LTL (less-than-load) trucking business and not costs incurred from dealing with the incident. The losses stemmed "primarily because of the Company's need to temporarily suspend its electronic data interfaces with its customers," Forward Air said in SEC documents filed today. The ransomware incident, which took place on December 15 last year and [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:30-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Latest Cyber Attacks, Ransomware|

How can healthcare organisations fight increased cyber crime in 2021?

ContentItemController, generated at 18:49:15 Wed Feb 10, 2021, by cds6 As the Covid-19 pandemic enters what may be its most dangerous phase, we explore how healthcare organisations can ward off cyber threats while preserving their ability to deliver critical care Healthcare organisations have come under intense pressure following the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus in 2020. But they are also battling [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:29-05:00January 21st, 2021|Cloud Security, General News, Vunerabilities, Web Security|

Ransomware attacks now to blame for half of healthcare data breaches

Almost half of all data breaches in hospitals and the wider healthcare sector are as a result of ransomware attacks according to new research.Ransomware gangs are increasingly adding an extra layer of extortion to attacks by not only encrypting networks and demanding hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars in bitcoin to restore them, but also stealing sensitive information and threatening [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:29-05:00January 15th, 2021|Ransomware|

Some ransomware gangs are going after top execs to pressure companies into paying

A new trend is emerging among ransomware groups where they prioritize stealing data from workstations used by top executives and managers in order to obtain "juicy" information that they can later use to pressure and extort a company's top brass into approving large ransom payouts. ZDNet first learned of this new tactic earlier this week during a phone call with a company [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:29-05:00January 9th, 2021|Ransomware|

Ryuk gang estimated to have made more than $150 million from ransomware attacks

The operators of the Ryuk ransomware are believed to have earned more than $150 million worth of Bitcoin from ransom payments following intrusions at companies all over the world. In a joint report published today, threat intel company Advanced Intelligence and cybersecurity firm HYAS said they tracked payments to 61 Bitcoin addresses previously attributed and linked to Ryuk ransomware attacks. "Ryuk receives a [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:29-05:00January 7th, 2021|Hackers, Malware, Ransomware, Web Security|

FBI warns of Egregor ransomware extorting businesses worldwide

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has sent a security alert warning private sector companies that the Egregor ransomware operation is actively targeting and extorting businesses worldwide. The FBI says in a TLP:WHITE Private Industry Notification (PIN) shared on Wednesday that Egregor claims to have already hit and compromised more than over 150 victims since the agency first observed this malicious [...]

2021-02-26T18:09:29-05:00January 7th, 2021|General News, Ransomware, Web Security|
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