Allied Physicians of Michiana, Mich., reported it was hit with a SamSam ransomware attack, but was able to quickly restore its systems and the healthcare facility does not believe any patient data was compromised.
SynAck targeted ransomware was seen in the wild using the Doppelgänging technique which was first presented as a proof of concept in December 2017.
The volume of ransomware attacks in 2017 increased dramatically, but almost all of this growth was due to the appearance of WannaCry, a new report states.
A nearly discovered ransomware program drops its malicious payload alongside the perfectly legitimate AnyDesk remote desktop tool, possibly as a means to evade detection, according to researchers.
The ongoing SamSam ransomware campaign responsible for recently infecting the city of Atlanta, the Colorado Department of Transportation and an array of health care organizations represents an emerging operational model for malicious cryptors, according to researchers at Sophos.
Threat actors are targeting internet accessible HPE Integrated Lights-Out 4 (HPE iLO 4) remote management interfaces with ransomware or a decoy wiper.
California's Center for Orthopaedic Specialists (COS) last week disclosed that its three facilities were affected by a ransomware attack on a third-party system that allowed adversaries to access patient data and encrypt it for the purposes of extortion.
Two widely separated ransomware attacks against the Ukrainian energy ministry and the provincial government of Canada's Prince Edward Island (PEI) have knocked each agencies primary website offline.
Two Italian researchers from the University of Padua have compiled an estimate of how much money, in bitcoin, has been generated by the various types of ransomware used by cybercriminals.
A Florida man has been charged with federal charges related to the Reveton ransomware scam that prosecutors say he helped operate prior to his hiring at Microsoft.
The tab the city of Atlanta and the Colorado Department of Transportation is paying to clean up from their respective ransomware attacks has climbed into the millions.
A recent spate of attacks using phishing, social engineering, exploits, and obfuscation are being used to spread a Quant Loader trojan capable of distributing ransomware and password stealers
Ransomware was the most commonly detected malware in data breaches and related security incidents last year, climbing from fourth overall in 2016 and all the way from the 22nd spot five years ago, according to Verizon's just released 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report.
If a victim is not in the mood to play the game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in order to restore encrypted files, the ransomware creators also supply a decryptor code in the ransom note, the MalwareHunterTeam said.
It should come as no surprise to anyone in the cybersecurity industry that cryptocurrency mining is increasing at an incredible rate, but the rate of increase might come as a surprise.
Critical infrastructure is being targeted by cybercriminals looking to wreak havoc whether working alone or in concert with nation-states.
Microsoft has rolled out a series of new tools to protect its Office 365 Home and 365 Personal customers from a variety of cyberthreats, including ransomware.
The malicious actors behind Cryptomix ransomware have pushed out a new variant, with the primary change being the inclusion of a new extension and minor alterations to the contact info and ransom note.
Cyber-security executives and business decision makers question whether phishing emails or ransomware attacks are the most potent threats faced, but are businesses equipped to implement all-round risk mitigation strategies?
A campaign pushing the potentially unwanted app downloader ICLoader was found also to be dropping malware in addition to its traditional advertising and useless software.
Davidson County's computer network is once again fully operational one month after getting hit with a ransomware attack that affected the majority of the municipalities servers and computers.
Researchers from IOActive have developed a proof-of-concept attack that turns ordinarily benevolent robots into malicious, money-grubbing automatons who demand bitcoin as a ransom payment.
The developers behind GandCrab have followed up on their promise and released version 2.0 of the ransomware, one that cannot be defeated by the free GandCrab 1.0 decryptor created by Bitdefender.
A new ransomware attack called Thanatos demands payment in Bitcoin Cash, which contains a decryption bug that makes it impossible for attack victims to recover stolen files, reports security researcher Malware HunterTeam.