Malware

The Haute-Ariège Community of Communes hit by a cyberattack and a ransom demand

Nicolas Drusian reports (translation:) Friday, November 6, 2020, the systems of the Community of Communes Haute-Ariège (CCHA) were the subject of a general hack. The software and the data were encrypted, “making the whole system unusable for many weeks”, specifies the CCHA. The perpetrators of the cyberattack then demanded a ransom in order to decrypt this data. A threat to...

Finistère Habitat paralyzed by a cyberattack

The following is a translation: The social landlord Finistère Habitat has been the target for more than ten days of a serious computer attack. The services of the departmental office have been hampered since November 13 by ransomware. A type of malware that encrypts data and demands a ransom to unlock it. For Finistère Habitat, it is...

Canon publicly confirms August ransomware attack, data theft

Ionut Ilascu reports: Canon has finally confirmed publicly that the cyberattack suffered in early August was caused by ransomware and that the hackers stole data from company servers. BleepingComputer was the first to report the attack after tracking a suspicious outage on the cloud photo and video storage service (image.canon) that caused users to lose files....