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MS SQL Servers Are Getting Hacked to Deliver Ransomware

Cybercriminals wielding the FARGO (aka Mallox, aka TargetCompany) ransomware are targeting MS SQL servers. Learn more here.
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Thousands of QNAP NAS devices hit by DeadBolt ransomware

QNAP Systems has provided more information about the latest DeadBolt ransomware campaign targeting users of its network attached storage (NAS) devices. Learn more here.
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Ransomware attacks on Linux to surge

Trend Micro has predicted that ransomware groups will increasingly target Linux servers and embedded systems over the coming years. Learn more here.
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Malicious PyPI Packages Drop Ransomware, Fileless Malware

Ax Sharma, Senior Security Researcher at Sonatype, discusses newly found PyPI packages that pack ransomware in this article.
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Nation-State Attackers, Ransomware Groups Take Aim at Apache Log4j Flaw

Nation-state cyber threat groups and ransomware attackers are moving in to exploit a critical flaw found in the seemingly ubiquitous Apache Log4j open-source logging tool, as attacks spread just days after the vulnerability that could affect hundreds o…

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New Python-Based Ransomware Encrypts Virtual Machines Quickly

Sophos cybersecurity researchers have discovered a Python-based ransomware operation that escalated from a compromised corporate network to encrypted virtual machines in just three hours. VMware ESXi datastores rarely have endpoint protection, the researchers noted, and they host virtual machines (VMs) that likely run critical services for the business, making them a very attractive target for hackers. In the threat landscape, it’s […]

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