Ransomware incidents now dominate the agenda of Cobra meetings, report

The impact of ransomware incidents in the UK has grown to the point that it now dominates discussions in government“Cobra emergency meetings. COBRA is an informal term for COBR which stands for Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms, where emergency meetings are held. The Prime Minister convenes a Cobra meeting to discuss and plan a response to … Read more

Windows Exchange servers exposed to LockBit ransomware

Researchers at South Korean cybersecurity firm AhnLab have issued a warning about an ongoing campaign by malicious actors to hack Microsoft Exchange servers in order to distribute the LockBit 3.0 ransomware. LockBit 3.0 is a dangerous ransomware capable of encrypting and extracting all data stored on an infected system. It replaces LockBit 1.0 and 2.0 … Read more