Qilin: We knew our Synnovis attack would cause a healthcare crisis at London hospitals

June 20, 2024 at 06:35AM The ransomware gang responsible for the London hospitals attack has expressed no remorse and claimed the attack was deliberate and politically motivated. Experts have questioned the political explanation, suggesting the gang is financially motivated. The gang has demanded a $50 million ransom and claimed to have gained access using a … Read more

Qilin ransomware gang linked to attack on London hospitals

June 5, 2024 at 02:00PM Cyber criminals from the Qilin ransomware operation have targeted pathology services provider Synnovis, impacting several major NHS hospitals in London. The attack has caused disruptions to primary healthcare services and led to the postponement and cancellation of non-emergency appointments and surgeries. The group is known for double-extortion attacks, demanding ransom … Read more

Optics giant Hoya hit with $10 million ransomware demand

April 11, 2024 at 02:18PM Hoya Corporation was hit with a cyberattack by the ‘Hunters International’ ransomware operation, demanding a $10 million ransom and threatening to release stolen files. The attack impacted production and order processing, with IT outages across business divisions. As of now, Hoya hasn’t provided updates on their business status, and remediation … Read more

CISA boss swatted: ‘While my own experience was certainly harrowing, it was unfortunately not unique’

January 23, 2024 at 01:34PM CISA Director Jen Easterly confirmed being the target of a swatting attempt on December 30, involving a false report of a shooting at her home. Swatting, a dangerous hoax, has been used for extortion and targeting government officials, including politicians and election officials. The incident is part of a concerning … Read more

Mortgage giant Mr. Cooper says customer data exposed in breach

November 10, 2023 at 05:00PM Mr. Cooper, the largest home loan servicer in the US, has discovered evidence of customer data being exposed during a recent cyberattack. The company is still investigating the extent of the compromised data and will provide affected customers with more information in the coming weeks. Mr. Cooper assures customers that … Read more