Ransomware gang uses PrintNightmare to breach Windows servers

Ransomware operators have added PrintNightmare exploits to their arsenal and are targeting Windows servers to deploy Magniber ransomware payloads. PrintNightmare is a class of security vulnerabilities (tracked as CVE-2021-1675, CVE-2021-34527, and CVE-2021-36958) impacting the Windows Print Spooler service, Windows print drivers, and the Windows Point and Print feature. Microsoft has […]

DarkSide ransomware gang returns as new BlackMatter operation

Encryption algorithms found in a decryptor show that the notorious DarkSide ransomware gang has rebranded as a new BlackMatter ransomware operation and is actively performing attacks on corporate entities. After conducting an attack on Colonial Pipeline, the US’s largest fuel pipeline, and causing fuel shortages in the southeast of the USA, the […]

SonicWall warns of ‘critical’ ransomware risk to EOL SMA 100 VPN appliances

SonicWall has issued an “urgent security notice” warning customers of ransomware attacks targeting unpatched end-of-life (EoL) Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series and Secure Remote Access (SRA) products. “Through the course of collaboration with trusted third parties, SonicWall has been made aware of threat actors actively targeting Secure Mobile Access (SMA) 100 series and […]

Computer memory maker ADATA hit by Ragnar Locker ransomware

Taiwan-based leading memory and storage manufacturer ADATA says that a ransomware attack forced it to take systems offline after hitting its network in late May. ADATA manufactures high-performance DRAM memory modules, NAND Flash memory cards, and other products, including mobile accessories, gaming products, electric power trains, and industrial solutions. The […]