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UK NHS service recovery may take a month after MSP ransomware attack

Managed service provider (MSP) Advanced confirmed that a ransomware attack on its systems disrupted emergency services (111) from the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS).Customers of seven solutions from the British MSP have been impacted either directly or indirectly, the company said.Full service recovery may take a monthThe ransomware atta
Publish At:2022-08-11 13:47 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware

FBI: Zeppelin ransomware may encrypt devices multiple times in attacks

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warned US organizations today that attackers deploying Zeppelin ransomware might encrypt their files multiple times.The two federal agencies also shared tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and indicators of compromise (IOCs) to help security profe
Publish At:2022-08-11 13:47 | Read:185 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security FBI ransomware

7-Eleven Denmark confirms ransomware attack behind store closures

7-Eleven Denmark has confirmed that a ransomware attack was behind the closure of 175 stores in the country on Monday.The company did not provide any info on the gang responsible other than confirming that threat actors breached their network and encrypted systems."This is a so-called ransomware attack, where the criminals have forced access to the network a
Publish At:2022-08-10 21:55 | Read:126 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware

Cisco hacked by Yanluowang ransomware gang, 2.8GB allegedly stolen

Cisco confirmed today that the Yanluowang ransomware group breached its corporate network in late May and that the actor tried to extort them under the threat of leaking stolen files online.The company revealed that the attackers could only harvest and steal non-sensitive data from a Box folder linked to a compromised employee's account."Cisco experienced a
Publish At:2022-08-10 17:57 | Read:173 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware hack

Automotive supplier breached by 3 ransomware gangs in 2 weeks

An automotive supplier had its systems breached and files encrypted by three different ransomware gangs over two weeks in May, two of the attacks happening within just two hours.The attacks followed an initial breach of the company's systems by a likely initial access broker (IAB) in December 2021, who exploited a firewall misconfiguration to breach the doma
Publish At:2022-08-10 17:57 | Read:157 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware

Cisco was hacked by the Yanluowang ransomware gang

Cisco discloses a security breach, the Yanluowang ransomware group breached its corporate network in late May and stole internal data. Cisco disclosed a security breach, the Yanluowang ransomware group breached its corporate network in late May and stole internal data. The investigation conducted by Cisco Security Incident Response (CSIRT) and Cisco Ta
Publish At:2022-08-10 17:33 | Read:272 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware CISCO Cybercrime h

Hacker uses new RAT malware in Cuba Ransomware attacks

A member of the Cuba ransomware operation is employing previously unseen tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), including a novel RAT (remote access trojan) and a new local privilege escalation tool.The threat actor was named ‘Tropical Scorpius’ by researchers at Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 and is likely an affiliate of the Cuba ransomware op
Publish At:2022-08-10 14:20 | Read:250 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware hack

Number of Ransomware Attacks on Industrial Orgs Drops Following Conti Shutdown

The number of ransomware attacks on industrial organizations decreased from 158 in the first quarter of 2022 to 125 in the second quarter, and it may be — at least partially — a result of the Conti operation shutting down.According to data collected by industrial cybersecurity firm Dragos, Conti accounted for a significant chunk of the ransomware attacks on
Publish At:2022-08-10 12:04 | Read:130 | Comments:0 | Tags:ICS/OT NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & M

Ransomware, stolen credentials and human error top Verizon’s 2022 data breach report

Verizon is one of the biggest telecom companies in North America and is currently ranked among the top 25 of Fortune 500’s current ranking. The data breach investigation report released earlier this month provides insights from the analysis of over 23,000 incidents and 5,200 confirmed breaches worldwide. Verizon believes such reports educate businesses
Publish At:2022-08-10 07:41 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Security security ransomware

Can your EDR handle a ransomware attack? 6-point checklist for an anti-ransomware EDR

Most cybersecurity experts agree that having Endpoint Detection and Response software is essential to fighting ransomware today—but not every EDR is equal. Businesses, especially small-to-medium sized ones with limited budget or IT resources, need to make sure that their EDR is cost-effective, easy-to-use, and able to reliably stop the growing ranso
Publish At:2022-08-09 23:59 | Read:207 | Comments:0 | Tags:Business ransomware

Maui ransomware operation linked to North Korean 'Andariel' hackers

The Maui ransomware operation has been linked to the North Korean state-sponsored hacking group 'Andariel,' known for using malicious cyber activities to generate revenue and causing discord in South Korea.State-sponsored North Korean hackers are notorious for orchestrating campaigns with financial motives, so running their own ransomware operation matches t
Publish At:2022-08-09 13:47 | Read:209 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security ransomware hack

Experts linked Maui ransomware to North Korean Andariel APT

Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky linked the Maui ransomware to the North Korea-backed Andariel APT group. Kaspersky linked with medium confidence the Maui ransomware operation to the North Korea-backed APT group Andariel, which is considered a division of the Lazarus APT Group,  North Korean nation-state actors used Maui ransomware to encrypt s
Publish At:2022-08-09 13:23 | Read:208 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT Breaking News Hacking Malware Andariel Andariel APT info

Andariel deploys DTrack and Maui ransomware

On July 7, 2022, the CISA published an alert, entitled, “North Korean State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Use Maui Ransomware To Target the Healthcare and Public Health Sector,” related to a Stairwell report, “Maui Ransomware.” Later, the Department of Justice announced that they had effectively clawed back $500,000 in ransom payments to the
Publish At:2022-08-09 06:25 | Read:170 | Comments:0 | Tags:APT reports Andariel APT Malware Descriptions Malware Techno

A week in security (August 1 – 7)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs: Have we lost the fight for data privacy? Lock and Code S03E16Wrestling star Mick Foley’s Twitter compromised, selling PS5 consolesMillions of Arris routers are vulnerable to path traversal attacksWhen a sextortion victim fights backHow to protect yourself and your kids against device theftFor months, JusTalk messages were a
Publish At:2022-08-08 07:55 | Read:179 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security arris blog recap blog roundup Cisco VPN F

GwisinLocker ransomware exclusively targets South Korea

Researchers spotted a new family of ransomware, named GwisinLocker, that encrypts Windows and Linux ESXi servers. Researchers warn of a new ransomware called GwisinLocker which is able to encrypt Windows and Linux ESXi servers. The ransomware targets South Korean healthcare, industrial, and pharmaceutical companies, its name comes from the name of the aut
Publish At:2022-08-07 09:25 | Read:295 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Malware GwisinLocker hacking news

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