B.C. district of Squamish hit by ransomware

The southern B.C. district of Squamish has been victimized by ransomware for the second time in a year. The municipality...

March 4th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Maze posts data allegedly stolen from PEI in ransomware attack

Stolen data purportedly from the government of Prince Edward Island including personal information has been publicly posted on the web...

March 2nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

Ontario construction firm victim of ransomware attack

A multi-million dollar Ontario construction firm that has worked on major federal and provincial projects including facilities for national defence...

January 27th, 2020 Howard Solomon

After seven days Travelex admits ransomware attack

Seven days after its website was closed the Travelex international currency exchange has admitted it's fighting a ransomware attack that...

January 8th, 2020 Howard Solomon

Manitoba insurance agency admits it was hit by ransomware

A Manitoba-based insurance agency serving Western Canada has confirmed it was recently hit by ransomware after the gang behind the...

December 19th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Ransomware gang behind Maze adds threat of publicizing victim info to list of capabilities

Deciding not to pay a ransomware demand is a tough choice for many organizations victimized by the malware, but now...

December 17th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Snatch ransomware adds ability to reboot PCs into Safe Mode to bypass protection

As defenses rise, crimeware developers are always looking for ways to hone their weapons. One of the latest techniques, according...

December 13th, 2019 Howard Solomon

New ransomware strain targets Western countries, says report

Infosec pros in North America and Europe are being warned of a new ransomware strain. Researchers at Blackberry Cylance have...

December 12th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Nunavut still recovering from ransomware attack

The government of Nunavut continues to restore its systems today after being struck by a ransomware attack over the weekend....

November 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon