The Center for Internet Security (CIS) announced last week that it has launched the Malicious Domain Blocking and Reporting (MDBR) service to assist U.S.-based private hospitals with ransomware and cyber-attacks for free. CIS, a not-for-profit entity, “is fully funding this for private hospitals at no cost, and with no strings attached, because it’s the right

Becker’s Health IT reports that two batches of sensitive information of Chatham County, N.C. residents have been posted online on the dark web and light web by the ransomware group DoppelPaymer, and that the files have been accessed more than 30,000 times.

DoppelPaymer obtained the information during a cyber-attack on the County’s systems on October

Two anonymous patients being treated by fertility clinics operated by US Fertility LLC are suing the company following notification that their information may have been compromised in a ransomware attack that affected US Fertility servers and workstations. 

On January 8, 2021, US Fertility notified patients of the incident that allegedly compromised patients’ names, Social Security

January 27, 2021, was a BIG win for law enforcement in the efforts to combat cybercrime. U.S. and European law enforcement agencies announced that through joint efforts and cooperation on “Operation Ladybird,” computer servers and the infrastructure that has been used by the criminals behind Emotet to victimize individuals and organizations through phishing schemes and

Brazilian airplane manufacturer Embraer’s data have reportedly been uploaded on a dark web website hosted by ransomware group RansomExx (a.k.a. Defray 777) after Embraer reportedly refused to pay a ransom following a ransomware attack last month.

According to ZDNet, the hackers uploaded company files containing “samples of employee details, business contracts, photos of flight

Although it is logical that cyber-attacks have risen during the pandemic, and there is anecdotal evidence that it is occurring, including our own experience, an interesting new report was recently released by Allianz, which provides cyber-liability insurance products.

According to the report, “While the COVID-19 outbreak cannot be said to be a direct cause of

Three recent events are prompting me to update our previous blog post on the difficult decision of whether to pay or not to pay ransomware following an attack [view related post].

The first event is the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued an advisory on October 1, 2020,