AMD said it is investigating a potential data breach after RansomHouse, a relatively new data cybercrime operation, claims to have extorted data from the U.S. chipmaker. An AMD spokesperson told TechC
Smartphone manufacturing giant Foxconn has confirmed that a ransomware attack in late May disrupted operations at one of its Mexico-based production plants. “It is confirmed that one of our fact
The Russia-based cybercriminal group known as Evil Corp has shifted to a ransomware-as-a-service model in an effort to skirt U.S. sanctions, according to research from cybersecurity firm Mandiant. The
Costa Rica’s public health service, known as the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), has been forced to take its systems offline after being hit by Hive ransomware. In a statement on Twitter, t
The Russia-linked ransomware gang demanded $20 million in ransom — and the overthrow of Costa Rica's elected government. Where does that leave smaller, equally vulnerable nation states?
The U.S. has named a Venezuelan cardiologist as the alleged mastermind behind the notorious Thanos ransomware. According to the U.S. Justice Department, Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez, 55, created and di
Japanese tech giant Panasonic has confirmed its Canadian operations were hit by a cyberattack, less than six months after the company last fell victim to hackers. In a statement provided to TechCrunch
The advent of ransomware and targeted attacks on critical infrastructure have changed the game and are highlighting operational technology security. Today, OT security is a national security issue.
Despite the rapid growth and countless benefits of SaaS, there are significant challenges associated with managing and protecting SaaS data.
Considering recent APT41 attacks, organizations that continue to leave the Log4Shell flaw unaddressed are hitting the snooze button when it comes to the wake-up calls from attackers.
Google’s Threat Analysis Group has observed a financially motivated threat actor working as an intermediary for the Russian hackers, including the Conti ransomware gang. The group, which Google refe
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A former Canadian government employee accused of carrying out dozens of ransomware attacks has been extradited to the United States, with more than $28 million in bitcoin seized in connection with the
An alleged key member of the REvil ransomware group, who federal authorities say is responsible for the Kaseya hack that encrypted thousands of its customers’ networks, has been arrested and ext
Nvidia has confirmed that hackers stole sensitive data from its networks, including employee credentials and proprietary company information, during last week’s cyberattack and are now “leakin
A cache of chat logs belonging to the Conti ransomware group have leaked online thanks to an apparent insider, who claimed to have objected to the group’s support for the Russian invasion of Ukr
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching a new unit dedicated to tracking cryptocurrency crimes and ransomware profits. U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the formation o
The BlackByte ransomware gang appears to have made a comeback after targeting at least three U.S. critical infrastructure sectors, according to an advisory from the FBI and the Secret Service. BlackBy
A decryptor has been released for the Maze, Egregor and Sekhmet ransomware families in yet another sign that cybercriminals are rattled by recent law enforcement action. Maze was once considered one o
At a time when ransomware attacks, data breaches and supply chain intrusions are skyrocketing amid a labor shortage, what is a company supposed to do?