May 31, 2022

Costa Rica’s public health suffers Hive ransomware attack

On Tuesday, 31st of May, the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCCS), Costa Rica’s public health service suffered a ransomware attack which resulted in all the computers on their network being taken offline. The impact of the incident was revealed by employees who had reported on social media that they were told to shut down their computers and unplug them […]
May 9, 2022

National emergency declared by Costa Rica after Conti ransomware attacks

On Sunday 8th of May 2022, President Rodrigo Chaves, the newly elected Costa Rican President declared a national emergency where he cited ongoing Conti ransomware attacks as the reason for the emergency. The Conti ransomware group originally started their ransomware attacks against government institutions of Costa Rican last month.   In response to these attacks, on the 19th of April, Costa […]
May 6, 2022

AGCO, US agricultural machinery maker announces they suffered a ransomware attack

On Thursday 5th of May 2022, AGCO, one of the leading US-based agricultural machinery producers suffered a ransomware attack which resulted in some of their production facilities being impacted. This incident was announced on Friday 6th of May 2022 in a press release where AGCO stated that their business operations will be affected for several days whilst they repair their […]