Archive for the ‘Samsam Ransomware’ Category

U.S Charges Two Iranian Hackers for SamSam Ransomware Attacks

November 28th, 2018
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday charges against two Iranian nationals for their involvement in creating and deploying the notorious SamSam ransomware. The alleged hackers, Faramarz Shahi Savandi, 34, and Mohammad Mehdi Shah, 27, have been charged on several counts of computer hacking and fraud charges, the indictment unsealed today at New Jersey court revealed. The duo used

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Ransomware attacks on Hospitals put Patients at Risk

April 4th, 2016

Just last week, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an urgent “Flash” message to the businesses and organisations about the threat of Samsam Ransomware, but the ransomware has already wreaked havoc on some critical infrastructure.

MedStar, a non-profit group that runs 10 hospitals in the Baltimore and Washington area, was attacked with Samsam, also known as Samas and MSIL,

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