Over the years, the term ransomware has taken on a new meaning for many businesses and local governments. This used to be considered a relatively new and emerging form of malware. Now,…
What started as a few vulnerabilities in firewall equipment has snowballed into a global extortion spree.
An extortionist has turned a breach of Finland’s Vastaamo mental health services provider into a nightmare for victims.
When ransomware hits, there are always 3 questions. How much? Did they pay? And the big one: How did the crooks get in?
If blackmailers dump data stolen from a company that refused to pay – don’t even peek at the data, Reward the refusal…
US travel company CWT has reportedly coughed up $4.5m to ransomware crooks who stole data and scrambled files.
Ransomware crooks keep adjusting their approach to make their demands more compelling, even against companies that say they’d never pay up.
A third-party cybersecurity firm were paid to drill a hole in a Tor-reliant operating system to uncover a man who spent years sextorting young girls.
Attackers hacked and encrypted the computers of a contractor whose clients include the US military, government agencies and major military contractors.