Russia says it has neutralized the cutthroat REvil ransomware gang

"Big-game hunter" REvil has menaced the world for 3 years with massive attacks. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Russian law enforcement authorities said on Friday that they have arrested 14 people associated with REvil, a top r.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailJan 14th, 2022

Merck Wins Cyber-insurance Lawsuit Related To NotPetya Attack

A New Jersey court has ruled in favor of Merck in a lawsuit the pharmaceutical company filed against its insurer, Ace American, which declined to cover the losses caused by the NotPetya ransomware attack. From a report: The NotPetya incident, which t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 21st, 2022

Bank of Russia Calls for Full Ban on Crypto

Russia must ban cryptocurrencies, the country's central bank said in a report released Thursday. From a report: The report, "Cryptocurrencies: trends, risks, measures," was presented during an online press conference with Elizaveta Danilova, the dire.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2022

Apple says proposed antitrust bills would make iPhone users the targets of ‘malware, ransomware, and scams’

Just earlier today, a report detailed how Apple CEO Tim Cook has been personally lobbying members of the Senate Judiciary Committee as antitrust legislation looms in the United States. Now, Apple has fired back in a new letter sent to Senators Dick.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 19th, 2022

After six decades, Russia will build its final Proton rocket this year

Proton had reliability issues and could not compete with SpaceX's Falcon 9. Enlarge / A Russian 3-stage Proton rocket blasts into the sky in 2000. (credit: NASA) Russia's main space corporation, Roscosmos, said it is in the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine

Ukrainian authorities blame Russia for attacks as geopolitical tensions escalate. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Over the past few months, geopolitical tensions have escalated as Russia amassed tens of thousands of troops alon.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Russia says it has shut down notorious REvil ransomware group

According to machine translation of the FSB’s announcement, the Russian agency raided 25 addresses belonging to 14 people. During the raids it sized around 426 million rubles (about $5.6 million), $600,000 USD, 500,000 Euros, computers, crypto wall.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Russia says it has dismantled the REvil ransomware gang

REvil members were arrested by Russia's FSB intelligence bureau which also seized close to $5.5m from the group......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJan 15th, 2022

Russia says it has neutralized the cutthroat REvil ransomware gang

"Big-game hunter" REvil has menaced the world for 3 years with massive attacks. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Russian law enforcement authorities said on Friday that they have arrested 14 people associated with REvil, a top r.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

FSB Arrests 14 Members of REvil Ransomware Gang

An anonymous reader writes: The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said today that it has raided and shut down the operations of the REvil ransomware gang. Raids were conducted today at 25 residents owned by 14 members suspected to be part of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Ukraine says government websites hit by “massive cyber attack”

Kyiv has yet to assign blame for disruption to at least 70 sites. Enlarge / A Ukrainian Military Forces serviceman watches through a spyglass in a trench on the frontline with Russia-backed separatists near Avdiivka, southeastern Ukrai.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Massive cyberattack hits Ukrainian government websites as West warns on Russia conflict

Image Credit: REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/IllustrationA massive cyber attack warning Ukrainians to "be afraid and expect the worst" hit government websites  on Thursday night, leaving some websites inaccessible on Friday morning and prompting Kyiv.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Cyberattack Hits Ukrainian Websites as Russia Tensions Mount

Ukraine's worst cyberattack in four years brought down the websites of scores of government agencies for hours. Authorities didn't immediately identify the source of the hacks, which took place as tensions with Russia intensified over its troop build.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2022

Hotel Chain Switches To Chrome OS To Recover From Ransomware Attack

A Scandinavian hotel chain that fell victim to a ransomware attack last month said it took a novel approach to recover from the incident by switching all affected systems to Chrome OS. The Record reports: Nordic Choice Hotels, which operates 200 hote.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 12th, 2022

Ransomware Attack Leads To Jail Lockdown

Bernalillo County filed an emergency notice in federal court last week because a ransomware attack made the Metropolitan Detention Center unable to comply with terms of a settlement agreement in a years-running lawsuit over jail conditions. From a re.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 11th, 2022

Hackers are mailing out USB drives infected with ransomware

FBI warns hackers are sending out malicious flash drives to the US defense industry......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 10th, 2022

Terahertz light-driven spin-lattice control: A new potential path to faster and more efficient data storage

An international team of researchers from the University of Cologne (Germany), Radboud University Nijmegen (The Netherlands), the Ioffe Institute and the Prokhorov General Physics Institute (Russia) has discovered a new mechanism to control spin-latt.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 6th, 2022

IT workers believe ransomware is as serious as terrorism

Ransomware attacks can cripple critical industries which is why the DOJ now plans to treat them like terrorism......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 3rd, 2022

Russia To Require Netflix To Stream State Television Broadcasts

Russia's state media watchdog will require Netflix to offer state television channels to its Russian customers after it added the U.S.-based streaming service to its register of "audio-visual services" this week. From a report: Roskomnadzor's registe.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 1st, 2022

Sega left a huge database of user information open to hackers

Security lapse could have exposed Sega customers and employees to malware, ransomware and phishing attacks......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 31st, 2021

Iranian Hackers Behind Cox Media Group Ransomware Attack

The ransomware attack that crippled the IT systems and live streams of Cox radio and TV stations earlier this year was the work of Iranian hackers, The Record has learned. From the report: The attack has been attributed to a threat actor tracked unde.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 29th, 2021