August 15, 2022

PLAY ransomware hits Argentina’s Judiciary of Córdoba

On Saturday 13th of August 2022, Argentina’s Judiciary of Córdoba experienced a ransomware attack that resulted in them having to shut down its IT systems. The shutdown also resulted in the use of pen and paper for submitting official documents. Argentina’s Judiciary of Córdoba has confirmed they were hit by ransomware and have engaged with Microsoft, Cisco, Trend Micro, and […]
January 27, 2022

Provider for major tech companies, Delta Electronics suffer ransomware attack by Conti group

On Friday 21st of January 2022, Delta Electronics, a Taiwanese electronics company and a provider for major tech companies like Apple, Tesla, HP, and Dell, disclosed they had experienced a ransomware attack resulted in the encryption of 1,500 servers and 12,000 computers out of roughly 65,000 devices on Delta’s network. Although Delta has claimed that only non-critical systems have been […]
December 1, 2021

Planned Parenthood LA reveals data breach of 400,000 patients after ransomware

On Tuesday 30th of November 2021, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles disclosed they had experienced a ransomware attack in October that has led to the exposure of the personal information of approximately 400,000 patients. In a letter sent to affected patients, Planned Parenthood said that the ransomware attack was conducted against their network between October 9th and October 17th. But Planned Parenthood discovered the […]
October 27, 2021

Avast releases free Babuk ransomware decryptor based on leaked source code

On Wednesday 27th of October 2021, Avast, a Czech cybersecurity software firm announced that they had released a free decryption tool for Babuk ransomware victims based on leaked source code and decryption keys. The decryptor is valid for victims who have had their files encrypted by the Babuk ransomware that used the following extensions: .babuk, .babyk, .doydo. The source code […]
June 11, 2021

Foodservice supplier Edward Don disrupted by expected ransomware attack

Earlier this week, ransomware was believed to have affected Edward Don and Company’s networks, phone systems, and email services. Edward Don and Company is one of the largest distributors of foodservice equipment and supplies, such as kitchen supplies, bar supplies, flatware, and dinnerware. Even though Edward Don has not publicly disclosed the attack at this time, there is evidence of […]
June 9, 2021

World’s largest processor of fresh beef, JBS Foods forced to shut down production after cyberattack

JBS Foods, a leading food company and the largest meat producer globally, had to shut down production at multiple sites worldwide following a cyberattack. The incident impacted multiple JBS production facilities worldwide over the weekend, including those from the United States, Australia, and Canada. JBS is currently the world’s largest beef and poultry producer and the second-largest global pork producer, […]
June 8, 2021

Honda production halted due to possible SNAKE ransomware attack

On Monday 8th of June 2021, Honda had started a investigation into a possible incident of unauthorised attempt to access its systems. Soon after the investigation had started, Honda suspended the production of its product at sites around the world and Honda’s staff were told not to access their IT equipment while the investigation occurred. Honda had confirmed they had […]
June 5, 2021

Fujifilm confirms disrupted business operations were due to ransomware attack

On 4th of June 2021, the Japanese multinational conglomerate Fujifilm released a statement confirming that they had suffered a ransomware attack on the 1st of June which disrupted business operations. The ransomware attack was discovered when FujiFilm started an investigation into an incident of unauthorized access that had occurred in the late evening of the 1st of June. When they […]
June 4, 2021

Scripps Health announce data breach of more than 147,000 patients information after ransomware attack

Nonprofit healthcare provider, Scripps Health in San Diego, has disclosed a data breach exposing patient information after suffering a ransomware attack last month. The healthcare provider has five hospitals and 19 outpost facilities with over 3,000 affiliate physicians. Every year, Scripps Health treats more than 700,000 patients. On April 29th, Scripps Health suffered a cyberattack where threat actors deployed ransomware […]