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May 13, 2021: Toshiba Hit In DarkSide Ransomware Attack

Toshiba Tec Corp. fell victim late last week to a ransomware attack by the same organization that hit Colonial Pipeline, only this assault had an impact in Europe.
Japan-based Toshiba Tec Corp operates through two business segments, the retail solutions segment and the Printing Solutions segment where manufacture products including barcode scanners, Point-of-Sale (PoS) systems, printers, and other electrical equipment. The target in the attack appears to be the company’s French subsidiary.

January 1, 2003: Virus Attacks a European Utility

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: Infected New HMI Infects Chemical Plant DCS

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.

October 19, 2020: Energy company loses 5TB of data from encryption of ransomeware

Netwalker Group accessed and encrypted nearly 5 TB of data and was demanding a $14 Million ransom or they would look for interesting data and start publishing it. This was 2nd ransomware attack on Enel Group this year.

June 7, 2020: Enel Group Internal IT Network Disruption

Its internal IT network was disrupted due to a ransomware attack. Their antivirus caught the malware before it could spread although corporate network was isolated for a time to eliminate any residual risk.

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