Ransomware and Recent Variants

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    Sodinokibi Ransomware Threatens to Publish Data of Automotive Group
    January 23, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...hreatens-to-publish-data-of-automotive-group/
     
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    Maze Ransomware Not Getting Paid, Leaks Data Left and Right
    January 23, 2020
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    Tampa Bay Times hit by ransomware attack
    January 23, 2020
    https://www.tampabay.com/news/business/2020/01/23/tampa-bay-times-hit-by-ransomware-attack/
     
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    Airport enlists cyber security experts in ransomware attack's wake
    January 23, 2020
    https://www.timesunion.com/business/article/Airport-enlists-cyber-security-experts-in-14999558.php
     
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    Recently Dutch newspaper Volkskrant had an article in which is said that indeed a ransom is paid and that the backups were also encrypted by the ransomware.
    https://www.volkskrant.nl/nieuws-ac...betaalde-hackers-kwart-miljoen-euro~b0a1707b/

    So far nothing has been confirmed by the university.
    Let's wait till 5 February :
    https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/cyberaanval-een-overzicht
     
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    "Proofpoint: Ransomware payments made in half of U.S. attacks

    Proofpoint's sixth annual "State of the Phish" report, released Thursday, surveyed 600 working infosec professionals across seven countries: the U.S., Australia, France, Japan, the U.K., Spain and Germany. The report showed that 33% of global organizations infected with ransomware in 2019 opted to pay the ransom. In the U.S. alone, 51% of organizations that experienced a ransomware attack decided to pay the ransom, which was the highest percentage among the seven countries surveyed..."

    https://searchsecurity.techtarget.c...ansomware-payments-made-in-half-of-US-attacks
     
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    The Week in Ransomware - January 24th 2020 - Duck for Cover!
    January 24, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...-ransomware-january-24th-2020-duck-for-cover/
     
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    Cyberattacks hit Tillamook County, St. Helens, slowing government
    January 23, 2020
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    Cyberattack Hobbles Oregon County Network, Services
    [...] not officially been dubbed ransomware [...] incident has all the trappings of that style of attack.
    January 24, 2020

    https://www.govtech.com/security/Cyberattack-Hobbles-Oregon-County-Network-Services.html
     
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    Willebroek commune hit by cyber-attack
    January 26, 2020
    https://www.brusselstimes.com/all-n...attack-computer-safety-ransom-bitcoin-police/
     
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    Ransomware attack on construction company raises questions about federal contracts
    RCMP has reported an uptick in ransomware attacks
    January 26, 2020

    https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ransomware-bird-construction-military-1.5434308
     
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    Georgia’s state agencies nearly recovered from last year’s cyberattack
    January 27, 2020
    https://georgiarecorder.com/2020/01...nearly-recovered-from-last-years-cyberattack/
     
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    Ragnarok Ransomware Targets Citrix ADC, Disables Windows Defender
    January 28, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...targets-citrix-adc-disables-windows-defender/
     
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    The average ransom demand for a REvil ransomware infection is a whopping $260,000
    January 28, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/the-a...il-ransomware-infection-is-a-whopping-260000/
    KPN: Tracking REvil
     
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    RiskSense working on AI to predict if vulnerabilities will turn into ransomware
    January 28, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/risks...if-vulnerabilities-will-turn-into-ransomware/
    RiskSense: RiskSense Tells Organizations If and Where they are Vulnerable to Attacks from Specific Ransomware Strains
     
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    Moose Jaw grocery store hacked
    January 28, 2020
    https://globalnews.ca/news/6475745/moose-jaw-grocery-store-hacked/
     
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    District 155 system access 'limited' after ransomware attack, no data breach, officials say
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.nwherald.com/2020/01/28...-attack-no-data-breach-officials-say/aqim4pp/
     
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    Hackers tried to extort $1 million from St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office using DopplePaymer virus
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.wptv.com/news/region-st...unty-sheriffs-office-using-dopplepaymer-virus
     
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    County computers still down 1 week after ransomware attack
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.seattletimes.com/seattl...rs-still-down-1-week-after-ransomware-attack/
     
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    DOD contractor suffers ransomware infection
    Virginia-based EWA has had systems infected with the Ryuk ransomware
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/dod-contractor-suffers-ransomware-infection/
     
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    Contra Costa library system may be fully recovered from ransomware attack by end of week
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.eastbaytimes.com/2020/0...ll-recovery-this-week-from-ransomware-attack/
    Contra Costa library system back to normal after ransomware attack
    January 31, 2020
    https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/01...ystem-back-to-normal-after-ransomware-attack/
     
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    Canadian insurance company lost nearly US$1M in ransomware attack
    January 30, 2020
    https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/can...t-nearly-us-1m-in-ransomware-attack-1.4790490
     
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    Mountain View High School teachers and administrators forced offline after cyber attacker breaches district
    Teachers and administrators forced offline after cyber attacker breaches district
    January 29, 2020
    https://www.mvhsoracle.com/2020/01/...fline-after-cyber-attacker-breaches-district/
     
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