March 2021

March 26, 2021

Insurance companies becoming a common target – CNA Ransomware Attack

In March 2021, one of the biggest Insurance companies in the US, CNA suffered a ransomware attack from the ransomware, Phoenix CryptoLocker that has possible links to the Evil Corp hacking group. The company’s overall services and business was impacted which led to network disruption and impacting certain systems in the CNA environment. It is said that more than ten […]
March 20, 2021

REvil ransomware attack hits Computer giant Acer hit for $50 million

On the 18th of March 2021, the infamous ransomware gang, REvil announced on their data leak site that they had breached Acer. The group also provided evidence of the attack by publishing images of allegedly stolen files, these documents included financial spreadsheets, bank balances, and bank communications. The threat actors are demanding for $50,000,000, according to BleepingComputer, which is the […]
March 18, 2021

DoppelPaymer ransomware group demands $20 Million from Kia Motors America

On February 13th, 2021, Kia Motors America experienced a ransomware attack by the DoppelPaymer ransomware group which led to outages over their nationwide network. The effect of the attack was noticed when customers discovered the Kia Owners Portal was offline and displayed an error message that said:    “We are currently experiencing an IT service outage that has impacted some […]