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Major Gaming Companies Hit with Ransomware Linked to APT27

Researchers say a recent attack targeting videogaming developers has ‘strong links’ to the infamous APT27 threat group. A recent slew of related ransomware attacks on top videogame companies has been associated with the notorious Chinese-linked APT27 threat group, suggesting that the advanced persistent threat (APT) is swapping up its historically . . . Read more

Ransomware and IP Theft: Top COVID-19 Healthcare Security Scares

From ransomware attacks that crippled hospitals, to espionage attacks targeting COVID-19 vaccine supply chain, Beau Woods discusses the top healthcare security risks. Healthcare cybersecurity threats have been under the spotlight this past year, in particular with the rise of COVID-19 and the budgetary and resource strains that has put on . . . Read more

Ragnar Locker Ransomware Gang Takes Out Facebook Ads in Key New Tactic

Following a Nov. 3 ransomware attack against Campari, Ragnar Locker group took out public Facebook ads threatening to release stolen data. The Ragnar Locker ransomware group has decided to ratchet up the pressure on its latest high-profile victim, Italian liquor conglomerate Campari, by taking out Facebook ads threatening to release . . . Read more

Cyberattack on UVM Health Network Impedes Chemotherapy Appointments

The cyberattack has halted chemotherapy, mammogram and screening appointments, and led to 300 staff being furloughed or reassigned. The University of Vermont (UVM) health network is scrambling to recover its systems after a cyberattack led to widespread delays in patient appointments – including chemotherapy appointments, as well as mammograms and . . . Read more

Georgia Election Data Hit in Ransomware Attack

With Election Day approaching, local governments need to be prepared for malware attacks on election infrastructure. Ransomware gangs have officially entered the 2020 election fray, with reports of one of the first breaches of the voting season, on Hall County, Ga. The county’s database of voter signatures was impacted in . . . Read more

COVID-19 Clinical Trials Slowed After Ransomware Attack

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Universal Health Services Ransomware Attack Impacts Hospitals Nationwide

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Jack Daniels, Ritz London Face Cyberattacks

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