Australia

March 16, 2021: Cyberattack: Surgeries Postponed At Melbourne Hospitals.

A number of hospitals in Melbourne shut down elective surgeries after a suspected cyber attack on its computer network. Healthcare centers in the city's east run by Eastern Health were forced to postpone the surgeries and shutdown several IT systems. The hospitals affected (Box Hill, Maroondah, Healesville and Angliss) continued with category 1 elective surgeries, which impacted patients who require treatment within 30 days - all other operations stopped.

The company issued a statement on the issue, confirming their system had been taken offline until they identified the problem but stressed that no patient information had been leaked.

November 27, 2021: CS Energy Hit In Ransomware Attack

The incident occurred Nov. 27 on CS Energy’s corporate network and did not have an impact on electricity generation at the Callide and Kogan Creek power stations, officials said. Those stations are continuing to generate and dispatch electricity into the National Electricity Market.

May 30, 2021: Attack Shuts Operations of Global Meat Provider

Australian and North American units of the world’s largest meat works, Brazil’s JBS SA, suffered a cyberattack over the weekend by an assault on its information systems, effectively shutting down at least 9 plants in the USA, one in Canada and one in Australia. Shutdowns lasted 2 days.

JBS produces 23% of America's meat.

January 1, 2009: Faulty Software Causes Torrens Lake Drain

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2005: Routine Audit of SCADA Laptop Identifies Virus

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2015: Attempted Cover-Up of Sewage Spillage

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2003: Baseline Audit Uncovers Virus in Water Control System

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2000: Maroochy Shire Sewage Spill

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2000: Ethernet Storm Wipes PLC’s Processor Memory

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

January 1, 2008: Tunnel Shutdown after Fault in Control System

WIZARD SPIDER is a sophisticated eCrime group that has been operating the Ryuk ransomware since August 2018, targeting large organizations for a high-ransom return. This methodology, known as “big game hunting,” signals a shift in operations for WIZARD SPIDER. This actor is a Russia-based criminal group known for the operation of the TrickBot banking malware that had focused primarily on wire fraud in the past.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top