Software failure contributes to rail car fire

March 22, 2021


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.

Incident Date

January 1, 2007

Estimated Cost



No victims identified

Type of Malware

No Malware identified

Threat Source

No threat source identified


No references identified.