August 24, 2021

Accenture attacked by LockBit Ransomware

Accenture attacked by LockBit Ransomware The LockBit Ransomware gang have now targeted Accenture which is one of the major consultancy firms with over $40 billion revenue and more than 550,000 employees worldwide. The gang has threatened the firm by leaking the stolen data online (ransomware double extortion) if the company is not willing to pay the required ransom. $50 million […]
August 23, 2021

Italy’s Lazio region’s vaccination registration system down after IT systems were disabled by ransomware attack

On Sunday 1st of August 2021, one of Italy’s largest regions, Lazio region experienced a ransomware attack that caused the region’s IT systems to be disabled. It meant Lazio residents were not able to book new vaccination appointments through the region’s COVID-19 vaccination registration portal as it was also taken down by the attack. Nicola Zingaretti, the region’s president confirmed […]
August 18, 2021

Tokio Marine Holdings announce ransomware attack against their Singapore branch

This week, Tokio Marine Holdings, one of the largest property and casualty insurance group in Japan, announced that their Singapore branch, Tokio Marine Insurance Singapore (TMiS) had experienced a ransomware attack. Very little information about the incident has been released apart from their actions in response to the incident. Tokio Marine Holdings have state that the ransomware attack only affected […]
August 10, 2021

Computer Hardware Vendor GIGABYTE hit by a Ransomware attack

The Taiwanese hardware giant GIGABYTE suffered from a Ransomware attack around 3rd/4th of August. The attackers revealed that they had stolen more than 100GB of data and also threatened the organisation for posting it online in case GIGABYTE refuses to pay the ransom. The company is based in Japan and is known for producing the best quality computer hardware products […]
August 5, 2021

Conti Ransomware gang’s playbook leaked by unhappy affiliate

On 5th of August 2021, the playbook and training material of Conti ransomware gang were leaked on a popular Russian-speaking hacking forum site by an upset Conti affiliate. As the Conti Ransomware gang run their operations as a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS), they recruit affiliates who they train to perform the ransomware attack. This model of operations means that the core team […]