The Week in Ransomware – April 24th 2020 – High Profile Attacks

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There was not a lot of new variants released this week, but we did have some attacks on high profile victims.

This past weekend it came to light that IT service giant Cognizant suffered a Maze Ransomware attack. Strangely, while Cognizant is stating it was Maze, the ransomware operators are denying it.

DoppelPaymer also started to leak data for the City of Torrance in California who was attacked on March 1st.

Other than that, we have seen a few new variants released this week and the unfortunate continued targeting of hospitals by ransomware operators.

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