SunCrypt ransomware plagues a school district in North Carolina

SunCrypt ransomware plagues a school district in North Carolina

A North Carolina school district fell victim to a combo or an extortion attack and a data breach executed by the SunCrypt ransomware gang.

Australian Citizen Imprisoned for Assisting a Gang of Ransomware

Australian authorities have imprisoned an old person from the town of Mackay on charges of laundering funds for the owners of a tech support scam...

Web host loses $1 million in ransomware incident

The newsmaking case of South Korean web hosting provider surrendering to ransomware deployers is one of a kind because the ransom paid amounts to $1...

The decline of the Locky ransomware

The distribution of Locky, one of last year’s most prolific families of crypto ransomware, has been on a downward curve since the beginning of 2017.

Lithuanian scammer defrauds two US companies of $100 million

Evaldas Rimasauskas, a 48-year- old Lithuanian, pulled off a high-profile CEO fraud campaign that resulted in two US tech companies losing over $100 million.

Macro malware could be the next big thing for attacking macOS

A virus distribution mechanism involving malicious Microsoft Office macros has recently started affecting macOS machines. Security analysts have gotten accustomed to macro-borne viruses targeting Windows – this attack...

Botnet deploying gift card fraud on a large scale

According to security reports, a botnet called GiftGhostBot has been scouring over 1,000 ecommerce websites for sensitive gift card data since February 26. Distil Networks, a San Francisco...

Numerous Apple customers at risk of data exposure

Hackers from the so-called Turkish Crime Family ring claim to have gotten hold of access creds for a huge number of iCloud accounts. Apple ID credentials pose an...

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