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Morley Companies Discloses Ransomware Attack - 6 Months Later

Six months after suffering ransomware attack, Business Service Provider Morely Companies began notifying individuals impacted by the event.

Saginaw, Michigan - A provider of business services disclosed it had been hit by ransomware attack on August 1, 2021 that enabled hackers to steal data belonging to current employees, former employees and some clients.

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Conti Ransomware Sources Blocked by Hacker Blocker

Conti Ransomware Sources Blocked by Hacker Blocker

According to CISA (Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency), Conti Ransomware use increased in 2021, with more than 400 attacks on U.S. and international organizations. In typical Conti ransomware attacks, malicious cyber actors steal files, encrypt servers and workstations, and demand a ransom payment.

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How Many Ransomware Attacks on U.S. Local Governments, Schools and Healthcare?

According to a recent report released by Emsisoft, the U.S. public sector saw a barrage of financially-driven ransomware attacks that hit some 2,323 local governments, schools and healthcare providers in 2021. To make things worse, Emsisoft’s numbers do not take into account attacks on third party service and solution providers, including MSSPs and MSPs, both of which help to protect public sector organizations.

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Ransomware Attacks Rise 17% in 2021

Ransomware Attacks Rise 17% in 2021

Security provider Blackfog released its 2021 Annual Ransomware Report, showing in 2021 ransomware crews launched a record total of nearly 300 reported attacks, amounting to a 17 percent increase from the prior year. The report assesses ransomware attacks publicly disclosed in 2021 and categorizes them by industry, geography and month occurred during the year. Here are some of the findings:

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