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December 7, 2021: SPAR Supermarkets in Northern England Hit by Ransomware Attack.

The supermarket chain SPAR in Northern England confirmed it was hit by a ransomware attack. More than 300 stores have been affected by the incident, although some have avoided closing by switching to cash payments.

A spokesperson confirmed the nature of the incident to Sky News, but said policy was to not identify the criminal organisation involved. The ransomware attack had impacted all of the company's IT systems and left staff without access to emails.

January 28, 2022: UK Snack Provider Hit by Ransomware Attack

A British snack food provider, Kenyon Produce (KP) Snacks, suffered an attack by the Conti ransomware group, which had an effect on distribution to supermarkets, and could now be in negotiations for the decryption key.
The German-owned company said it became aware of the attack on January 28, and it immediately took steps to contain the attack. A letter from KP Snacks sent to store owners February 2 said it its systems had been “compromised by ransomware” and it “cannot safely process orders or dispatch goods.”

September 21, 2021: Weir Group Ransomware Incident

Weir Group is currently managing the consequences of a sophisticated attempted ransomware attack that occurred in the second half of September. Weir’s cybersecurity systems and controls responded quickly to the threat and took robust action. This included isolating and shutting down IT systems including core Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and engineering applications. These applications are now restored on a partial basis, and other applications are being brought back online in a progressive manner in order of business priority. The above actions have led to a number of ongoing but temporary disruptions including engineering, manufacturing and shipment rephasing, which has resulted in revenue deferrals and overhead under-recoveries. Effective capabilities are being progressively restored in the coming weeks but the consequences of the operational disruption and associated inefficiencies are expected to continue into the fourth quarter.

January 1, 2009: Flood Warning System Failure Causes Flooding

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, 2007: Sewage Spill Shuts Down a Cornish Shellfishery

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: Proposed Hack of UK Water Systems

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, 1994: Computer Software Faults May Have Caused Chinook Helicopter Crash

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, 2009: Paperless Chart Recorder Software Hacked

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, 2006: Remote Software Upgrade Causes Loss of Control & View

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, 2004: Sasser Worm Hits British Airways

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.

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