A former DarkSide listing shows up on REvil’s leak site

On May 15, Chum1ng0 reported that German furniture retailer Möbelstadt Sommerlad had been hit by DarkSide threat actors. By then DarkSide’s leak site was down and it had not been possible to confirm whether DarkSide had ever listed the retailer as a victim or dumped any proof of claim, but given the time frame...

Russia’s FSB reports ‘unprecedented’ hacking campaign aimed at government agencies

Reuters reports: Foreign hackers compromised Russian federal agencies in a digital espionage campaign that Russian officials described as unprecedented in scope and sophistication. The little-noticed report – published this month by Russia’s FSB security service and Rostelecom-Solar, the cybersecurity arm of telecoms company Rostelecom (RTKM.MM) – provides an unusually detailed look at a purportedly state-backed cyber...

NZ: Volunteer Service Abroad targetted by ‘sophisticated’ ransomware attack

Matthew Tso reports: Ransomware attackers have targeted New Zealand’s largest volunteer agency working in international development. On Wednesday Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) announced it had been the victim of a “sophisticated” ransomware attack. Chief executive Stephen Goodman​ said the non-governmental organisation was hit last week, with attackers locking its computer systems and demanding a...

IN: Eastern Hancock schools fall victim to ransomware attack

Eastern Hancock schools in Indiana were expected to be back up and running today after the district experienced a ransomware attack over the weekend. When the district discovered the attack Monday morning, it shut down the entire network, preventing the attack from spreading. The shutdown also meant the district lost the ability to receive...