Data Breach

Regulator vows it ‘will not engage with criminals’ as ransomware response continues |

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency has said it “will not engage with criminals intent on disrupting public services and extorting public funds”, as it continues to deal with a ransomware attack that has been ongoing since Christmas Eve. Some of the information stolen from the environmental regulator has now been published online, but Police Scotland […]

Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads — Krebs on Security

It’s bad enough that many ransomware gangs now have blogs where they publish data stolen from companies that refuse to make an extortion payment. Now, one crime group has started using hacked Facebook accounts to run ads publicly pressuring their ransomware victims into paying up. Source: Ransomware Group Turns to Facebook Ads — Krebs on […]