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What is ransomware?
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
7 May 2021
X-Force threat intelligence index
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X-Force threat intelligence index

Understand the threat landscape with fresh intelligence
4 May 2021
Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware
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Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware

Ransomware group UNC2447 used an SQL injection bug to attack US and European orgs
30 Apr 2021
Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021
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Average ransomware costs have more than doubled in 2021

The average cost of recovery from attacks is now close to $2 million
28 Apr 2021
Serco hackers hit Washington DC police with ransomware
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Serco hackers hit Washington DC police with ransomware

The Russian hacking group is threatening to release information regarding informants if the ransom demand isn't paid
27 Apr 2021
Ransomware gang is selling intel to traders to extort victims
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Ransomware gang is selling intel to traders to extort victims

The scheme relies on market traders using information about ransomware attacks to short-sell shares and collapse a victim's stock price
26 Apr 2021
REvil threatens to release Apple’s hardware schematics
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REvil threatens to release Apple’s hardware schematics

The ransomware gang has tied its extortion scheme to the firm’s latest launch event
21 Apr 2021
How can you protect your business from crypto-ransomware?
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How can you protect your business from crypto-ransomware?

Here are some easy-to-apply rules to help keep your data - and your business operations - safe
20 Apr 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
9 Apr 2021
MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead
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MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead

Government or insurance providers will likely take a stand against vulnerable MSPs in 2021
9 Apr 2021
Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack
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Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack

The trust’s financial records have been discovered on a dark web site known to be operated by the infamous group
9 Apr 2021
The business guide to ransomware
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The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
7 Apr 2021
Harris Federation disables students' emails following ransomware attack
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Harris Federation disables students' emails following ransomware attack

The "temporary" move has left 37,000 students unable to access their correspondence and coursework
30 Mar 2021
Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments
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Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments

Hackers have requested that victims contact them via email with proof of payment
29 Mar 2021
What is NotPetya?
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What is NotPetya?

We take a look at the malware that first came to prominence in 2016 and targets Windows-based machines
26 Mar 2021
Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data
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Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data

A two-hour gap before system restart could save organizations from paying the ransom
26 Mar 2021
CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack
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CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack

The Chicago-based insurer took down its website and systems to mitigate potential damage from the attack
24 Mar 2021
Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack
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Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack

The attack, which brought down the IoT firm's internal IT systems, also prompted the company to withdraw its Q1 2021 guidance
24 Mar 2021
University of Northampton hit by cyber attack
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University of Northampton hit by cyber attack

The university has rolled out a number of “temporary solutions” after the attack disrupted its IT and telephone systems
24 Mar 2021
Acer falls victim to $50 million ransomware attack
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Acer falls victim to $50 million ransomware attack

The REvil ransomware gang reportedly targeted a Microsoft Exchange server on the Taiwanese PC giant's domain
22 Mar 2021
Hackers auction stolen CD Projekt data with ‘charity fundraiser'
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Hackers auction stolen CD Projekt data with ‘charity fundraiser'

Hacker announcement discovered on a Tor site likely linked to 'HelloKitty' ransomware gang
19 Mar 2021
Microsoft warns of ransomware attacks as Exchange hack escalates
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Microsoft warns of ransomware attacks as Exchange hack escalates

Defender researchers are attempting to block a ransomware strain known as DearCry
12 Mar 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
3 Mar 2021