Ryuk ransomware has given its creators a huge pay day

Operators of Ryuk, one of the world’s most popular ransomware variants, have extorted more than $150 million from victims. This is according to a report published by cybersecurity firms Advanced Intelligence and HYAS, which claims that a total of 61 Bitcoin addresses associated with Ryuk operators have been identified. “Ryuk receives a significant amount of their ransom payments from a …

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Ryuk ransomware targets hospitals yet again

With healthcare institutions preoccupied with treating coronavirus cases and rolling out vaccines, cybercriminals have doubled down on attacks. A new report from cybersecurity researchers Check Point Software states that hospitals and other healthcare organizations globally have faced an increasing number of ransomware attacks lately. Since the start of November, the report claims, there has been a 45 percent increase in …

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