Largest private provider Eurofins hands over undisclosed fee to regain control of systems
Britain’s largest private forensics provider has paid a ransom to hackers after its IT systems were brought to a standstill by a cyber-attack, it has been reported.
Eurofins, which is thought to carry out about half of all private forensic analysis, was targeted in a ransomware attack on 2 June, which the company described at the time as “highly sophisticated”. Three weeks later the company said its operations were “returning to normal”, but did not disclose whether or not a ransom had been paid.
Cybercrimes Cost Americans $2.7 Billion in 2018, People 60 and older are often the targets, FBI says by Katherine Skiba FBI Losses from internet crimes are up 91 percent, with people over 60 often the targets, according to a new report from the FBI that shows cybercrimes cost Americans more than $2.7 billion in 2018. Internet crimes run the gamut. People pay for goods or services they never receive. Or they get suckered into a romance fraud. Or they invest money in what turns out to be a Ponzi scheme. The annual report, released…Read More
Hey there 🙂
I just contributed to a new blog post about some cybercriminals using advanced tools to spread a cryptocurrency miner.
The full blog post is here.
Rebuttal to Today’s Facebook Block of our ICFO Blog 071019 While Facebook is laughing all the way to the bank, their blocking actions have put my FB business post and site out of business. Why because you not only blocked a specific post, BUT YOU ARE BLOCKING the entire monetized BLOG URL which means all previously posted links on FB are also blocked and any Boosting or FB ads funds have been lost. Further, some of my blocks have been under review for over 10 days. Tell me how can…Read More