Illinois OAG
Cybercrime Featured Government

Ransomware gang leaks court and prisoner files from Illinois Attorney General Office

The operators of the DopplePaymer ransomware have leaked a large collection of files from the Illinois Office of the Attorney General after negotiations have broken down and officials refused to pay a ransom demand, The Record has learned.

US police
Cybercrime Featured Government

Ransomware gang threatens to expose police informants if ransom is not paid

A ransomware gang is threatening to leak sensitive police files that may expose police investigations and informants unless the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia agrees to pay a ransom demand.

Cybercrime Featured Technology

New Qlocker ransomware is hitting hundreds of QNAP NAS devices per day

A new ransomware strain named Qlocker is on a rampage and infecting hundreds of QNAP network-attached storage (NAS) devices every day, taking over hard drives, moving users’ files inside password-protected 7zip archives, and asking for a $550 ransom payment.

Cybercrime Featured Technology

Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event

The operators of the REvil ransomware are demanding that Apple pay a ransom demand to avoid having confidential information leaked on the dark web.