Malware

Ransomware Attacks Hit Everis and Spain’s Largest Radio Network

Sergiu Gatlan reports: Everis​, an NTT DATA company and one of Spain’s largest managed service providers (MSP), had its computer systems encrypted today in a ransomware attack, just as it happened to Spain’s largest radio station Cadena SER (Sociedad Española de Radiodifusión). While the ransomware attacks were not yet publicly acknowledged by the company, the ransom note...

Schools in Connecticut and Mississippi report ransomware attacks

Mike Savino and Kaitlyn Naples report: Another school system in the state is dealing with a ransomware attack. Watertown’s Superintendent of Schools Rydell Harrison confirmed that staff discovered the attack last Thursday. Because school officials found the hack quickly, Harrison said “at this time there is no indication that our web-based systems that house...

Ransomware Hit Case Management Provider TrialWorks. What Happens Next?

Victoria Hudgins reports: Add case management platform TrialWorks to the laundry list of companies and public sector agencies that were struck and paralyzed by a cyberattack this year. And unless lawyers backed up their client files to a separate storage network, they could be frozen out of their data by TrialWorks’ problems. Still, experts say there are ways to mitigate the...

Ransomware hits Spanish companies sparking WannaCry panic

Catalin Cimpanu reports: Two major Spanish companies have been hit by ransomware today. Both infections occurred on the same day, sparking memories of the WannaCry outbreak. The first is Everis, an IT consultancy firm owned by the NTT Data Group. The second is Cadena SER, Spain’s largest radio network, which also admitted to the...