Aluminum Giant Norsk Hydro Hit by Ransomware

Aluminum giant Norsk Hydro hit by ransomware attackNorwegian metals and energy giant Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s biggest aluminum producers, has been hit by a ransomware attack that has impacted operations, forcing the company to resort to manual processes.

In a press conference on Tuesday, Norsk Hydro representatives revealed that the attack, which they described as extensive, started on Monday at around midnight, Norway time, when the company’s security team noticed some unusual activity on its global network. They said the ransomware is designed to encrypt files, but they have yet to determine exactly which malware family it belongs to.

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New Mirai Malware Attack on Enterprise Wireless Presentation systems and Supersign TVs

Mirai malware is a powerful strain that compromises a number of Linux devices and uses those devices to launch a massive distributed denial of service attacks.

The new malware variant targets embedded devices such as routers, network storage devices, NVRs, and IP cameras and using numerous exploits against them.

Source: gbhackers

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Alert !! Hackers Launching New JNEC.a Ransomware via WinRAR Exploits – Do not Pay

A brand new JNEC.a ransomware spreading via recently discovered WinRAR vulnerability exploit to compromise windows computer & demand the ransom amount.

This exploits leverage the recently discovered WinRAR ACE code injection vulnerability, since then attackers continuously exploiting the vulnerability to intrude the targeted system in various ways.

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Extensive Ransomware Attack Hits Worldwide Operation at Aluminum Manufacturing Gaint Norsk Hydro

Extensive Ransomware Attack forced to shut down operations at, Norsk Hydro, one of the world’s largest aluminum producers. The company suffered production outages across Europe and the U.S.

The cyberattack shut down operations in the number of metal extrusion and rolled products plants, which transform the aluminum into finished products for car makers and for other manufactured goods.

Source: gbhackers

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New Mongolock Ransomware Attacking Database to Encrypt & Deleting Files

Newly discovered a distractive Ransomware Mongolock targets the databases & deleting files along with encrypting the files in order to demand the ransom amount.

Ransomware attackers are nowadays dramatically increasing and the attackers are using different techniques to encrypt the files and evade the detection of security software with the ultimate motivation to earn revenue.

Source: gbhackers

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Hackers Launching Ransomware and CryptoMiner via Love_You MalSpam Campaign

The worst alliance of Ransomware and the CryptoMiner family in a spread spree, early January 2019. Malware Spam or MalSpam is the term used to designate malware that is delivered via email messages.

Malicious spam (MalSpam) using zipped JavaScript (.js) files as email attachments–this is a well-established tactic used by cybercriminals to distribute malware. The infection traffic included GandCrab ransomware, a Monero (XMRig) cryptocurrency miner, and Phorpiex spambot traffic.

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