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Xerox becomes latest Maze ransomware victim

The ransomware group claims a bunch of new victims including the business printing giant
2 Jul 2020
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University of California gets fleeced by hackers for $1.14 million

University studying the coronavirus had data stolen then held hostage
30 Jun 2020
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MaxLinear targeted by Maze ransomware attack

According to MaxLinear, threat actors gained unauthorized access to personal customer information
23 Jun 2020
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City of Knoxville faced with ransomware attack

City officials working with law enforcement to address the breach
12 Jun 2020
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Maze ransomware targets numerous high-profile organizations

VT San Antonio Aerospace and Westech International among Maze ransomware’s victims
9 Jun 2020
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Honda suffers suspected ransomware attack

So-called "Ekans" ransomware is said to be behind office closures and a halt in manufacturing at some factories
9 Jun 2020
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Fake ransomware decryption tool double-encrypts user files

STOP Djvu decryptor encrypts a ransomware victim’s files with more ransomware
8 Jun 2020
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Tycoon ransomware discovered using Java image files to target software firms

Researchers believe that the malware has been active since December 2019
5 Jun 2020
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Microsoft issues warning about new PonyFinal ransomware attacks

PonyFinal attackers “looking for targets of opportunity," says Misner
3 Jun 2020
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Ransomware collective claims to have hacked NASA IT contractor

DopplePaymer claims to have hit digital transformation firm, seizing sensitive documents and encrypted thousands of servers
3 Jun 2020
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What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
2 Jun 2020
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How can organisations protect themselves from NAS ransomware attacks?

This growing threat challenges assumptions about the vulnerability of backups
28 May 2020
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Travelex hackers hit celebrity law firm with ransomware

Hackers claim to have compromised 756GB of data including contracts and personal emails
13 May 2020
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Cognizant set to lose up to $70m due to ransomware attack

Maze attack affected the IT service provider's internal network
12 May 2020
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Hackers retire Troldesh ransomware and release 750,000 decryption keys

The team behind the malware has mysteriously shut it down just months after spearheading an explosion in activity
28 Apr 2020
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Tech groups demand Congress include cybersecurity funding in coronavirus stimulus bill

An uptick in ransomware attacks become cause for concern among tech groups
22 Apr 2020
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46% of small and medium businesses targeted by ransomware and 73% paid

Over a quarter of SMBs have no plan for combating a ransomware attack
21 Apr 2020
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Cyber security experts form coronavirus taskforce to combat ransomware attacks

COVID-19 CTI League wants to protect frontline medical resources
3 Apr 2020
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Ransomware attacks most likely to strike after-hours

Researchers identify patterns of commonality, including attack vector, dwell time and the time of strike
17 Mar 2020
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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
21 Feb 2020
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Ransomware costs doubled in Q4 2019

Average ransom payments soared by 104% to $84,116, up from $41,198 in the quarter
27 Jan 2020
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What are the different types of ransomware?

Ransomware comes in more than one form, so here's what to look out for
17 Jan 2020
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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
8 Jan 2020