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PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware
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PYSA ransomware gang attacks educational organizations with ChaChi malware

Golang-based RAT used to steal data before encryption
24 Jun 2021
Tulsa ransomware hackers leak 18,000 files on dark web
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Tulsa ransomware hackers leak 18,000 files on dark web

The authorities are advising residents to take precautions as the files contain personal identifiable information
23 Jun 2021
EU plans to launch bloc-wide cyber task force
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EU plans to launch bloc-wide cyber task force

The proposed Joint Cyber Unit is set to be unveiled on Wednesday and will likely to operate out of Brussels
22 Jun 2021
Australian firms could be forced to declare ransom payments
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Australian firms could be forced to declare ransom payments

The ransomware bill was introduced by an opposition legislator in the wake of numerous global attacks
21 Jun 2021
Ransomware criminals look to other hackers to provide them with network access
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Ransomware criminals look to other hackers to provide them with network access

New report finds ransomware gangs are buying access from hackers planting backdoors
17 Jun 2021
Four in five ransomware victims suffer repeat attacks
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Four in five ransomware victims suffer repeat attacks

Lightning often strikes twice, says Cybereason research
16 Jun 2021
NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK
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NCSC: Ransomware is the biggest cyber threat facing the UK

Lindy Cameron warns of the evolving ecosystem of ransomware, facilitated by the rise of ransomware as a service
14 Jun 2021
Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys
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Avaddon ransomware gang shuts down and releases decryption keys

Avaddon is the latest hacking group to have suspend operations, following in the footsteps of DarkSide and Maze
14 Jun 2021
How do hackers choose their targets?
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How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
11 Jun 2021
FBI still frowns on ransomware payments
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FBI still frowns on ransomware payments

Even though major companies are paying millions in ransom, the FBI’s policy hasn’t changed
11 Jun 2021
CD Projekt acknowledges stolen data is being circulated online
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CD Projekt acknowledges stolen data is being circulated online

International law enforcement agencies Interpol and Europol have been informed
11 Jun 2021
EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series
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EA hackers steal source code for FIFA, Battlefield game series

Stolen data has now been posted for sale on the dark web
11 Jun 2021
JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack
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JBS pays $11 million ransom following cyber attack

The White House says a Russian state-backed hacking group was behind the ransomware attack
10 Jun 2021
DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline
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DoJ recovers 'majority' of ransom paid by Colonial Pipeline

63.7 Bitcoins worth $2.3 million have been seized after a warrant was authorized by judge
8 Jun 2021
Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack
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Cox Media Group suffers cyber attack

Live feeds on TV and radio stations go offline during incident
4 Jun 2021
US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status
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US to give ransomware 'terrorism' status

Department of Justice will require all ransomware cases to be centrally coordinated via Washington
4 Jun 2021
IT Pro News in Review: JBS Foods hacked, BT tests new fibre optic cable and Zoom's massive growth
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IT Pro News in Review: JBS Foods hacked, BT tests new fibre optic cable and Zoom's massive growth

Catch up on the top news headlines in just two minutes
4 Jun 2021
Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack
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Fujifilm hit by suspected ransomware attack

Company shuts down part of its network while it investigates the situation
3 Jun 2021
New ransomware targets unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers
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New ransomware targets unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers

Vulnerabilities in server software allow Epsilon Red to encrypt data
1 Jun 2021
The new rules of ransomware
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The new rules of ransomware

The rise in working from home has brought with it a rise in ransomware attacks, but an effective backup routine can guard against disaster
1 Jun 2021
Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS
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Cyber attack shuts down food giant JBS

Australian operations have been suspended for at least 24 hours as IT professionals work to restore services
1 Jun 2021
New Zealand health service hackers send stolen data to press
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New Zealand health service hackers send stolen data to press

Local media have confirmed they won’t make the information public and have referred it to the police
26 May 2021
Bose admits ransomware attack exposed employee data
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Bose admits ransomware attack exposed employee data

Hackers managed to obtain HR data including "compensation-related information" during the March attack
25 May 2021