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Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million
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Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million

The devastating strain is now among the most widely-deployed following several high-profile attacks in 2020
8 Jan 2021
Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack
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Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack

The suspected ransomware incident in October last year knocked a number of council services offline
7 Jan 2021
Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware
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Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware

The banking trojan has climbed back to the top of Check Point's Global Threat Index
7 Jan 2021
Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware
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Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware

As hospitals bravely cope with Coronavirus, hackers sense an opportunity to cash in
5 Jan 2021
What is ransomware?
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
5 Jan 2021
The scariest security horror stories of 2020
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The scariest security horror stories of 2020

From national security SNAFUs to Twitter scams, these are the incidents that dominated headlines this year
21 Dec 2020
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
16 Dec 2020
MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates
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MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates

Ransomware-as-a-service could become a major threat, warns BlackBerry researchers
14 Dec 2020
Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack
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Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack

The attack, which reportedly took place on 29 November, has been claimed by the DoppelPaymer group
8 Dec 2020
Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise
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Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise

Ransomware as a service is also becoming increasingly accessible via social media
7 Dec 2020
US department store Kmart hit by Egregor ransomware
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US department store Kmart hit by Egregor ransomware

Struggling retailer's HR system remains offline after an attack on its network servers
4 Dec 2020
Canon employee data exposed in ransomware attack
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Canon employee data exposed in ransomware attack

The company has admitted that hackers accessed sensitive information about current and former employees
1 Dec 2020
Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances
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Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances

How to use Veritas NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances to protect against and recover from ransomware attacks
27 Nov 2020
Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning
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Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning

An overview of the history of ransomware, its potential impact, and best practices to protect IT systems
27 Nov 2020
Sopra Steria cyber attack costs to hit €50 million
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Sopra Steria cyber attack costs to hit €50 million

The NHS supplier fell victim to Ryuk ransomware last month
26 Nov 2020
Egregor ransomware could take up where Maze left off
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Egregor ransomware could take up where Maze left off

Security researchers warn that new ransomware has claimed at least 71 business victims around the world
26 Nov 2020
Ransomware remains the top cyber security risk for SMBs
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Ransomware remains the top cyber security risk for SMBs

Datto reveals that the average cost of downtime is now 94% greater than last year
17 Nov 2020
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
17 Nov 2020
Up to 350,000 people affected by Capcom ransomware attack
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Up to 350,000 people affected by Capcom ransomware attack

Update following the initial disclosure suggests personal information and sensitive corporate material was compromised
16 Nov 2020
The business guide to ransomware
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The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
12 Nov 2020
Ransomware made MSPeasy
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Ransomware made MSPeasy

The MSP's guide to saving the day
12 Nov 2020
Laptop maker Compal hit by ransomware attack
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Laptop maker Compal hit by ransomware attack

DoppelPaymer hackers reportedly ordered the company to hand over almost £13 million in ransom
11 Nov 2020
Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns
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Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns

Security experts warn that paying ransomware hackers will likely lead to more demands
5 Nov 2020