Malware

SC: Bluffton Township Fire District systems attacked with ransomware

I had missed this ransomware incident report last week from Marah Brock: On March 15, the Bluffton Township Fire District’s electronic systems were hacked. Officials said in a press release that during the day personnel reported district-wide issues accessing server information, reporting systems and everyday computer programs. Read more on Fox28media.  They do not...

Ameren Missouri Equipment Supplier Targeted In Ransomware Attack

Shahla Farzan reports: Ransomware attackers have stolen data from a third-party vendor that supplies utility equipment to Ameren Missouri power plants. Dozens of data files from Ohio-based LTI Power Systems appeared on a ransomware server in late February, including equipment diagrams and schematics from two Ameren Missouri facilities. No customer information appears to have...

Police investigate ransomware attack at Jamaica National

Jamaica Observer reports: The Jamaica National Group says the Jamaica Constabulary Force’s Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency and other security agencies are now investigating a ransomware attack on the organisation which occurred last Saturday, March 14. The JN group said its Information Technology and Cybersecurity teams immediately acted to contain the effects of...