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CISA, FBI and NSA publish BlackMatter ransomware warning
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CISA, FBI and NSA publish BlackMatter ransomware warning

The agencies are warning organisations about the attacks which they say have been used in the past to target US critical infrastructure
19 Oct 2021
US links $5.2 billion in Bitcoin transactions to ransomware
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US links $5.2 billion in Bitcoin transactions to ransomware

A new report from the Treasury ties the cryptocurrency to ransomware payments over a ten year period
18 Oct 2021
30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments
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30 countries announce crackdown on ransomware payments

Virtual Counter-Ransomware Initiative meeting at White House lays out plans
15 Oct 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
14 Oct 2021
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 Oct 2021
Australia plots harsher penalties for hackers involved in ransomware attacks
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Australia plots harsher penalties for hackers involved in ransomware attacks

The country has published its ransomware action plan as it tries to tackle the growing threat
13 Oct 2021
NCSC CEO warns ransomware presents "most immediate danger" to the UK
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NCSC CEO warns ransomware presents "most immediate danger" to the UK

Lindy Cameron named Russia as the main culprit behind the UK’s ransomware woes
12 Oct 2021
Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware
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Pacific City Bank confirms it was hit by ransomware

Hackers accessed files including documents related to loan applications, such as tax returns, Form W-2 information, and payroll records
11 Oct 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
8 Oct 2021
Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding
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Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding

FIN12 hits hospitals even during pandemic
7 Oct 2021
Only a third of businesses have taken out insurance against ransomware attacks
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Only a third of businesses have taken out insurance against ransomware attacks

Almost one in six also reported having no disaster recovery plan in place
7 Oct 2021
Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures
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Senator to introduce new bill to force ransomware payment disclosures

Organizations would have 48 hours to inform DHS
6 Oct 2021
The best defence against ransomware
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The best defence against ransomware

How ransomware is evolving and how to defend against it
1 Oct 2021
US wants answers over FBI delay in helping Kaseya ransomware victims
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US wants answers over FBI delay in helping Kaseya ransomware victims

Bipartisan criticism grows over FBI’s actions following REvil ransomware attack
1 Oct 2021
How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware
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How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware

Top security concerns and tips for mitigation
1 Oct 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
1 Oct 2021
Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware
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Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware

New report finds ransomware attacks grew by over 1,000%
29 Sep 2021
Eight steps to fight ransomware
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Eight steps to fight ransomware

Insights into how you can protect yourself from this ever increasing threat
28 Sep 2021
HP Wolf Security: Threat insights report
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HP Wolf Security: Threat insights report

Equipping security teams with the knowledge to combat emerging threats
24 Sep 2021
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory
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CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory

Joint statement with the FBI and the NSA warns of increased attacks from the Conti Ransomware
23 Sep 2021
Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack
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Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack

Crystal valley becomes second agribusiness to find data encrypted by criminals
23 Sep 2021
US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange over role in ransomware attacks
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US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange over role in ransomware attacks

The Suex exchange allegedly facilitated financial transactions for ransomware actors
22 Sep 2021
BlackMatter demands $5.9 million ransom from Iowa farm cooperative
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BlackMatter demands $5.9 million ransom from Iowa farm cooperative

BlackMatter is demanding the ransom so the cooperative can unlock its systems right before the harvest season is set to begin
21 Sep 2021
Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs
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Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs

Easy-to-follow list may give organizations time to prepare for ransomware attacks
20 Sep 2021