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DoppelPaymer Ransomware Launches Site to Post Victim’s Data

First Maze Team did it. Now DoppelPaymer threat actors have followed suit.  Lawrence Abrams reports: The operators of the DoppelPaymer Ransomware have launched a site that they will use to shame victims who do not pay a ransom and to publish any files that were stolen before computers were encrypted. Read more on BleepingComputer.

TX: School district falls victim to business email compromise scam

Atzimba Morales reports: A business email compromise scheme targeted San Felipe Del Rio CISD recently, yet the school district remains positive the issue will be resolved. The school district discovered the attack on Tuesday and learned funds were electronically transferred via Automated Clearing House to a fraudulent account instead of a proper account, according...

Rabun County in Georgia thwarts apparent computer hacking attempt

Megan Broome reports: The county’s computer system was recently hit with what was thought to be ransomware, according to Darrin Giles, county administrator, in a phone interview Monday. Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. Giles said...

PayPal Users Hit With Fraudulent ‘Target’ Charges via Google Pay

Lawrence Abrams reports: Hackers are using an unknown method to make fraudulent charges on PayPal accounts linked via GooglePay. These transactions are being charged through Target stores or Starbucks in the United States even though the account holders are in Germany. Starting on February 22nd, numerous people in Germany began reporting that their...