Emergent ransomware gang FIN12 strikes hospitals, moves quickly against big targets
The gang defies other ransomware trends, like "double extortion."
TrickBot adds firmware tool that researchers say could lead to 'bricking' devices
A TrickBot add-on module's power to destroy devices is more than theoretical, Eclypsium and Advintel said.
Ransomware attacks grow more menacing during the pandemic, creating headaches in health sector
Nearly five years after Hollywood Presbyterian, numerous health care organizations have had to endure their own ransomware ordeals.
Health sector mobilizes defenses following Ryuk ransomware warning
Threat briefings are being held for hospital executives, federal officials are appealing for more data and hospitals are hardening their computer networks.
European ransomware group strikes US hospital networks, analysts warn
“UNC1878 is one of most brazen, heartless and disruptive threat actors I’ve observed over my career,” Mandiant's Charles Carmakal said.
Beazley: Ransomware claims more than doubled in the last year
These figures come as insurers continue to assess whether to pay the extortion fees that hackers impose on their clients.