Malware

Oman’s largest insurance company hit by ransomware attack

TAS News Service reports: Muscat: Oman United Insurance Co SAOG, one among the largest insurers in the country has disclosed a “ransomware attack” on the company’s data centre early this month. In a filing to the Capital Market Authority (CMO) on Thursday, the company revealed that its systems were attacked on January 1st and said...

New Jersey Synagogue Suffers Sodinokibi Ransomware Attack

Lawrence Abrams reports: Temple Har Shalom in Warren, New Jersey had their network breached by the actors behind the Sodinokibi Ransomware who encrypted numerous computers on the network. In an email seen by BleepingComputer, Temple Har Shalom informed their congregation that they discovered the ransomware attack on January 9th after staff had trouble connecting to...

Nebraska hospital 80% recovered after November ransomware attack

Mackenzie Garrity reports: North Platte, Neb.-based Great Plains Health is nearly recovered following a ransomware attack in November 2019 that encrypted the hospital’s computers, according to local NBC affiliate KNOP. Hospital officials say they are 80 percent finished with the recovery processes. Only thing left to recover is archived information, which hospital officials say is rarely used....