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California University Paid $1.14 Mn Ransom for Decryption Key

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) recently admitted that it paid $1.14 million to cybercriminals after suffering a ransomware attack. In an official...

Is There a “SNAKE” Under Honda’s Hood?

Although metamorphically, however, many cybersecurity experts believe that “there is a Snake under Honda’s hood”. Yes, you read it right! Operations of the Japanese...

Paying Ransom Doubles the Cost of Ransomware Attack: Research

Cybersecurity firm Sophos recently announced the findings of its global survey “The State of Ransomware 2020,” which revealed that paying ransom for data decryption...

Texas Court Systems Affected by Ransomware Attack

Websites of the Texas Supreme Court and the state’s appellate courts remained shuttered after being hit by a ransomware attack. The attack affected websites...

“ColdLock” Ransomware Hits Taiwanese Organizations

Researchers discovered a new ransomware codenamed “ColdLock” that targeted several organizations in Taiwan. According to researchers from Trend Micro, the ransomware appears to target...

Ransom Payments Up 33% In Q1 2020; Sodinokibi and Ryuk Tops...

The average enterprise ransom payments increased 33% ($111,605) in Q1 of 2020 from Q4 of 2019, according to the Coveware Ransomware Marketplace Research report....

ExecuPharm Suffers Ransomware Attack, Hackers Published Data on Darknet

The U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant ExecuPharm admitted it became a victim of a cyberattack. In a letter to the Vermont attorney general office, ExecuPharm said...

Cognizant Suffers Maze Ransomware Attack; Services Disrupted

Information technology services provider Cognizant admitted that it is a recent victim of a ransomware attack. In an official statement, the IT giant stated...

67% Victims Paid Ransom to Recover Encrypted Data: Cyberthreat Defense Report

Hackers are more encouraged than ever, and the number of ransomware attacks is increasing. That’s because more victims are willing to pay the ransom...

45% of Employees Don’t Know How to Respond to Ransomware Attacks:...

A new research from Kaspersky revealed employees’ perceptions and readiness towards ransomware attacks. According to the research, employees across various business organizations of all...

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