Tag Archives: Ryuk

Ryuk ransomware attacks more than 100 nursing homes in the US

Ryuk attacked nursing homes

IT company Virtual Care Provider Inc. (VCPI) from Wisconsin (USA), providing cloud-based data hosting, security, and access control to more than 100 nursing homes in the United States, was the victim of an Ryuk ransomware attack. The ongoing attack prevented medical centers from accessing important medical records, endangering lives of …

Read More »

BitPaymer attack blocked industrial giant Pilz

BitPaymer Blocks Pilz

Pilz, one of the largest manufacturers of industrial automation products, was forced to shut down most of its systems. BitPaymer ransomware attack blocked Pilz. The incident affected all Pilz sites in 76 countries around the world that lost contact with the main network for more than a week. “The problems …

Read More »

Participants of hacking forums majorly discuss ransomware

Participants of hacking forums majorly discuss ransomware

Analysts at Recorded Future analyzed more than 3.9 million messages on underground forums, written from May 2018 to May 2019, to identify the most discussed threats and malicious programs that are popular among cybercriminals. The study showed that far ahead at the top of the list of the most popular …

Read More »