Wednesday, October 17, 2018

WannaCry Ransomware Costs Britain’s NHS Approximately $121M

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Damages caused by the WannaCry ransomware attack on Britain’s National Health Service back in May 2017 costed the department about £92 million - or approximately $121 million - as overall expenditures were recently calculated.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/wannacry-ransomware-costs-britains-nhs-approximately-121m

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Patient Records of Fetal Diagnostic Institute Breached By Ransomware Attack

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Hawaii’s Fetal Diagnostic Institute of the Pacific (FDIP) recently announced a data breach of patient records. It was reported that around 40,800 patients were impacted, as sensitive information such as name, date of birth, and medical history were compromised.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/patient-records-of-fetal-diagnostic-institute-breached-by-ransomware-attack

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

KeyPass Ransomware Has Arrived and Can Lead to More Sophisticated Attacks

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There’s a new strain of ransomware spreading to users globally, and its built-in features hint at the possibility of more sophisticated attacks to come.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/keypass-ransomware-has-arrived-and-can-lead-to-more-sophisticated-attacks

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Medical Testing Company LabCorp Becomes Victim of Ransomware Cyberattack

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Laboratory Corp. of America is now in recovery mode as the large medical-testing company fell victim to a ransomware attack around midnight on July 13th.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/medical-testing-company-labcorp-becomes-victim-of-ransomware-cyberattack

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

GandCrab Ransomware Infects Windows Computers at Lightning Pace

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GandCrab ransomware is back and stronger than its preceding versions, with upgrades meant to cause further damage as it encrypts users’ data.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/gandcrab-ransomware-infects-windows-computers-at-lightning-pace

GandCrab Ransomware Spreading Faster and Infecting Windows XP PCs

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GandCrab ransomware is back and stronger than its preceding versions, with upgrades meant to cause further damage as it encrypts users’ data.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/gandcrab-ransomware-spreading-faster-and-infecting-windows-xp-pcs

Friday, July 6, 2018

WannaCry Ransomware Wannabes Send Out Phishing Scam Emails Demanding Payment

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A new wave of ransomware attacks had landed upon businesses, but there was something strange about these specific cases--the fact that no actual ransomware was involved.

from reevert Blog https://www.reevert.com/blog/wannacry-ransomware-wannabes-send-out-phishing-scam-emails-demanding-payment