U.S. recovers 63.7 of 75 bitcoins ransom paid to Colonial Pipeline hackers

The US Department of Justice said on Monday that it has recovered 63.7 bitcoins (worth $2.3 million) paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware extortionists on May 8, due…

Latvian woman charged for developing trickbot banking malware

Max, the 55-year-old Latvian lady was charged on multiple counts, for her participation in programming malware for the infamous Trickbot group.   After being detained in February in Miami, Alla…

Bizarro banking malware attacks South American and European Banks

Cyber criminals have published a previously unknown banking Trojan that can steal login credentials from customers of 70 banks across Europe and South America.   Kaspersky’s researchers have called the…

Insurance firm AXA hit by Avaddon ransomware gang

A ransomware attack has targeted four Asian subsidiaries of the Paris-based insurance firm AXA, affecting operations in Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, and the Philippines, according to the insurer.   The…

Darkside ransomware gang operations and servers shut down: Reports

DarkSide ransomware gang, the famous cybercrime syndicate behind the Colonial Pipeline attack, said it lost control of its infrastructure, citing a law enforcement seizure, just as Colonial Pipeline was restoring…

Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack: Paid $5 million ransom

Colonial Pipeline restored its complete pipeline system on Thursday, nearly a week after a ransomware attack targeted its IT systems, forcing it to pay over $5 million ransom to reclaim…

Colonial Pipeline hit by ransomware attack, shuts down operation

Colonial Pipeline, the country’s largest fuel pipeline, was forced to shut down operations after being hit by ransomware.   The Colonial Pipeline exports refined petroleum products from Gulf Coast refineries…