Ransomware

India among countries to lead thematic discussions at counter ransomware initiative meet: White House

The White House official described a four-part strategy to coordinate a whole-of-government effort.

published on : 13th October 2021

TN govt systems under cyber attack, probe on

The Tamil Nadu government’s Public Department is said to have come under a ransomware attack, wherein a malware was used to encrypt computer files.

published on : 19th September 2021

Accenture claims 'no impact' in apparent ransomware attack

The LockBit ransomware gang announced the attack Tuesday night on its dark web leak site, setting a deadline of Thursday evening for payment.

published on : 12th August 2021

Norway accuses Chinese hackers of breaching parliament email accounts

This comes after the US and Western allies formally blamed China for a massive hack of Microsoft Exchange server software and linked the criminal activities to hackers in the Chinese government.

published on : 20th July 2021

USD 10 million rewards bolster White House anti-ransomware bid

Officials are hoping to seize more extortion payments in ransomware cases, as the FBI did in recouping most of the $4.4 million ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline in May.

published on : 15th July 2021

Biden warns Putin on ransomware attack from Russia

Biden underscored the need for Russia to take action to disrupt ransomware groups operating in Russia and emphasised committment to engagement on the broader threat posed by ransomware.

published on : 10th July 2021

US damage appears minimal in big ransomware attack, says President Biden

The company whose software was exploited said fewer than 1,500 businesses worldwide appeared compromised but cybersecurity experts caution that the incident isn't over.

published on : 7th July 2021

Received ransomware demand, have initiated steps to tackle issue: Nucleus Software

A ransomware attack typically logs users out of their own systems through forced encryption of data and asks them to pay a ransom if they want to access the encrypted data.

published on : 1st June 2021

Ransomware hits AXA units in Asia, hurts Ireland healthcare

The criminals claimed to have stolen 3 terabytes of data including medical records and communications with doctors and hospitals.

published on : 18th May 2021

Ransomware attack hits four Asian countries of AXA subsidiary

The ransomware attack impacted information technology operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong and the Philippines.

published on : 17th May 2021

Not much impact of malware attack on India yet: IT minister

One of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack, the government confirmed today.

published on : 28th June 2017

Ransomware 'Petya' attack sweeps globe, researchers see 'WannaCry' link

Operations at one of the three terminals of Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai, India's largest container port, were disrupted.

published on : 28th June 2017

'Ransomware' wave seemed aimed at old flaw and Ukraine

The first reports of trouble came from Ukrainian banks, Kiev's main airport and Rosneft, in a major incident reminiscent of the recent WannaCry virus.

published on : 28th June 2017

Mumbai port operations disrupted after ransomware attacks on Maersk

Operations at one of the three terminals of the nation's largest container port JNPT were impacted tonight as a fallout of the global ransomware attack.

published on : 28th June 2017

Here’s a list of companies attacked by ransomware Petya

A major cyberattack unfolded on Tuesday, striking banks, corporations and infrastructure in Ukraine and Russia before spreading to western Europe and then the United States.

published on : 27th June 2017
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