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City of Johannesburg, on Second Hit, Refuses to Pay Ransom

A Shadow Kill Hackers attack that compromised the city’s network and shut down key services was the second ransom-related attack on the city in months.

By |2019-10-30T08:43:49-04:00October 30th, 2019|Bitcoin, cybercriminals, data breach, data leak, Government, hacker, IOActive, Johannesburg, Malware, ransom, ransomware, Security, Shadow Kill Hackers, South Africa|Comments Off on City of Johannesburg, on Second Hit, Refuses to Pay Ransom

Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks

Attacks are targeting international companies in the financial sector, demanding that victims pay ransom in Bitcoin.

By |2019-10-28T08:58:26-04:00October 28th, 2019|apt, Bitcoin, DDoS, Election, Election Hacking, Fancy Bear, financial sector, Group-IB, impersonation, Juniper Networks, Link11, Malware, Radware, ransom, russia, Web Security|Comments Off on Cybercriminals Impersonate Russian APT ‘Fancy Bear’ to Launch DDoS Attacks