Month: July 2017

Ransomware Attacks

300K Pennsylvania Patient Files Breached After Ransomware Hit

Pennsylvania Ransomware Attack Leads to Significant Breach An unknown ransomware variant hit the Women’s Health Group, located in Pennsylvania.  The ransomware hit impacted 45 offices.  However, officials reported the encrypted data was restored through the backup system. The ransomware attack also lead to a significant security breach, impacting approximately 300,000 patient files.  The information breached …

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Nine Fireball Creators Busted, Two More Detained

Nine of the creators of Fireball, the malware that was turning popular browsers into zombies, have been caught.  The malware creators were working for a legitimate digital marketing company located in Beijing.  According to Mashable, they were using the company, Rafotech, as a way to distribute the malware.  Since the time of release, almost two months …

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Old Hackers Bring New Tricks

DarkHotel Hackers Find New Ways to Trick Users According to BleepingComputer, an old hacking group deemed DarkHotel is back with a few new tricks up their sleeves.  The group first began targeting high level executives in 2011.  The cyber criminals would wait for these individuals to connect to a hotel’s WiFi and trick them into downloading …

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