Ramsomware Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on Ransomware issues from industry experts New Net Technologies.

US hosting provider SmarterASP.NET has been hit by a serious ransomware attack that's impacted the websites of its 440,000+ customers. 

One of the leading producers of automation tools is still experiencing outages after being hit by a ransomware attack over a week ago. 

Pitney Bowes, the US-based global shipping and eCommerce giant, informed customers on Monday that select services are unavailable due to a piece of ransomware that infected its systems. 

Danish hearing aid manufacturer Demant has revealed that a suspected ransomware attack on its systems in September could cost the company over $95 million.

The U.S. Senate passed a new law requiring the federal government to provide more support for organizations hit by ransomware. 

The latest report published by the New Zealand Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) found that the country experienced its highest ever recorded quarterly financial losses due to cybercrime in Q2. 

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg claimed this week that a serious cyberattack on one member country would trigger a response from all member countries. 

Trend Micro recently releases its 2019 Mid Year Security Roundup: Evasive Threats, Pervasive Effective and found that organizations are dealing with a wide range of security threats, from ransomware and malware to phishing and high impact vulnerabilities. 

Texas’ Department of Information Resources (DIR) launched an investigation into the attacks once they learned of the incident this week. Based on the collected evidence, cyber security officials suspect the attacks to be orchestrated by a single person where the bad actor encrypted files and appended the .JSE extension to the encrypted files.

The city of Naples in Florida is the latest city to be hit by hackers in a targeted spear-phishing campaign. 

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