Ransomware attacks most likely to strike after-hours
Researchers identify patterns of commonality, including attack vector, dwell time and the time of strike
Ransomware attack shuts US pipeline for two days
CISA had to respond to an attack that targeted the infrastructure of a natural gas compression plant
Ransomware costs doubled in Q4 2019
Average ransom payments soared by 104% to $84,116, up from $41,198 in the quarter
What are the different types of ransomware?
Ransomware comes in more than one form, so here's what to look out for
Travelex disruption caused by devastating ransomware attack
Attackers vow to return 5GB of customer data in exchange for $6 million, but Travelex claims no data has been stolen
Biometric data leaks and targeted ransomware to dominate 2020 threat landscape
Expect attackers to go after devices previously overlooked
Microsoft issues statement debunking Teams ransomware rumours
Rumours also claimed ransomware was being installed via the BlueKeep exploit
Another US state government hit with ransomware, following a brief reprieve
Louisiana becomes the latest in a very long line of US public sector bodies to fall victim to ransomware
‘Ransomware as a service’ threat targeting enterprise servers
The PureBasic-written malware is highly unconventional and has ties to well-known organisations
Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack
The platform is working to restore services to more than 440,000 affected customers
FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks
The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
6 best practices for escaping ransomware
A complete guide to tackling ransomware attacks
Microsoft cut off Ukraine during the 2017 NotPetya attack
CISO Bret Arsenault says it was one of the worst episodes during his 10-year tenure
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
Is cyber security about to go interstellar?
When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
A lack of global norms is killing the security industry
Better protocols to facilitate global cyber co-operation should be at the forefront of innovation in the sector
What is ransomware?
This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket...
Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears
Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
Insurance companies blamed for ransomware payout rise
Theresa Payton argues companies are manipulating victims to avoid paying higher bills
Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change
The latest black market report shows the low price of devastating cyber tools
What is WannaCry?
The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
40% think paying ransomware demands should be illegal
Practice of giving in to ransomware demands rarely yields results, industry claims
WannaCry-style cyber attack could trigger full NATO response
It marks the second time the military alliance has tried to incorporate cyber threats into the treaty