What Is Ransomware And The List Of Ransomware Attacks In 2021?

Swami Nathan Tue, 02/16/2021 - 07:02

List of Ransomware attacks in January 2021

  1. 4,000 members have been informed by one of the most exclusive UK golf clubs that their personal information might have been compromised in a ransomware attack.
  2. Trafford bin collection business is facing a huge cyber-attack with publicly leaked contracts, passports, financial data
  3. UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has suffered a cyber-attack that has adversely affected some of its web assets, resulting in third-party encrypting information.
  4. Mensa Website Hacked after the Smartest Folk of Britain Struggled to Protect Passwords
  5. A ransomware attack cripples NYC DOE's disciplinary scheme for teachers
  6. Belgian consulting company Finalise is unscathed by a ransomware attack
  7. The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was attacked by a cyber-attack resulting in a breach of a number of its servers.
  8. Delaware County officials paid a ransom of $25,000 to hackers who breached the county's computer system.
  9. A new ransomware attack targeted OmniTRAX, a Colorado-based short-line rail operator and logistics provider,
  10. Ransom demanded after the AKVA community suffered from a big virus attack
  11. The Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has stated that it is reacting to an ongoing ransomware attack initiated by an international cybercrime community that is highly coordinated.
  12. CHwapi, the Picardy Wallonia hospital in Tournai, became the target of a computer attack.
  13. The car rental company UCAR reports that at the beginning of the year, it was the victim of a computer attack.
  14. Nygard struggled with ransomware that permanently damaged its IT system
  15. The town of Montmagne was fighting a cyber-attack that culminated in a full shutdown of its computer and telephone networks.
  16. Ransomware Incident Reports from WestRock
  17. Systems recovering from ransomware attack at Tennessee Wesleyan University
  18. Mono Next Public Company, a Thai media and content conglomerate struck by ALTDOS hackers
  19. Cyber-attacks affect the infrastructure of the Municipality of Balneário Camboriú
  20. Crisp Regional Health Care has experienced a ransomware attack
  21. Ramsey County claims 8,700 customers' data was compromised by illegal ransomware hacking
  22. Cybersecurity incident triggers device outage at Peel District School Board

Ransomware is a type of malicious software threaten to blocks access to data or a computer system, usually by encrypting it until the victim pays a ransom fee to the attacker. 

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