The Kaseya Ransomware Nightmare Is Almost Over

Reading Time: 7 minutes Nearly three weeks ago, a ransomware attack against a little-known IT software company called Kaseya spiraled into a full-on epidemic, with hackers seizing the computers as many as 1,500 businesses, including a major Swedish grocery chain. Last week, the notorious group behind the hack disappeared from the internet, leaving victims with no way to pay … Read more

Up To 1,500 Businesses Affected By Ransomware Attack, Says US Firm

Reading Time: 6 minutes Kaseya is a company which provides software tools to IT outsourcing shops (Representational) Washington: Between 800 and 1,500 businesses around the world have been affected by a ransomware attack centered on U.S. information technology firm Kaseya, its chief executive said on Monday. Fred Voccola, the Florida-based company’s CEO, said in an interview that it was … Read more

Kaseya hack floods hundreds of companies with ransomware – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 6 minutes On Friday, a flood of ransomware hit hundreds of companies around the world. A grocery store chain, a public broadcaster, schools, and a national railway system were all hit by the file-encrypting malware, causing disruption and forcing hundreds of businesses to close. The victims had something in common: a key piece of network management and … Read more

Cyberattack On Computer Tool Hits 200 Businesses In US

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ransomware attacks typically involve locking away data using encryption (Representational). San Francisco: A computing network management tool by Kaseya was under cyberattack on Friday, prompting the US IT company to urge businesses to shut down servers to avoid ransomware. Cybersecurity firm Huntress Labs said in a Reddit forum that it was working with partners targeted … Read more