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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
4 Nov 2019
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Is cyber security about to go interstellar?

When we think about the cyber attacks of the future, we may have to think bigger
30 Oct 2019
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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
30 Oct 2019
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket...
22 Oct 2019
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Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears

Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
18 Sep 2019
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Insurance companies blamed for ransomware payout rise

Theresa Payton argues companies are manipulating victims to avoid paying higher bills
16 Sep 2019
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Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change

The latest black market report shows the low price of devastating cyber tools
10 Sep 2019
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40% think paying ransomware demands should be illegal

Practice of giving in to ransomware demands rarely yields results, industry claims
6 Sep 2019
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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
28 Aug 2019
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Hacked Texas government agencies face $2.5 million ransom

The number of affected municipalities has dropped to 22, all of which are refusing to pay up
22 Aug 2019
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Researchers show how to inject a DSLR with ransomware

Hackers can encrypt a camera using just a Wi-Fi connection, demo shows
12 Aug 2019
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Europol’s ransomware decryption tools save businesses £88m

The No More Ransom campaign sees three million visits to date and 200,000 decryptions
29 Jul 2019
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Ransomware attacks on UK businesses soar 195%

The figure marks a marked shift against the steep decline in the attack method last year
24 Jul 2019
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St John Ambulance hit by ransomware

First aid charity says the attack was quickly ended and no personal data stolen
5 Jul 2019
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Second Florida town pays out $500k to ransomware hackers

Lake City and Riveria Beach combined pay out over $1 million to regain control of municipal computer systems
27 Jun 2019
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Recovery costs for Baltimore hack to exceed $18m

Cleanup effort and lost revenue is expected to cost more than 180 times the initial ransom
6 Jun 2019
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US security agency 'linked to Baltimore hack'

EternalBlue tool, used to exploit a flaw of the same name, allegedly linked to National Security Agency
28 May 2019
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Baltimore ransomware attack cripples public services

City services for taxation and water bills have been offline for more than two weeks
23 May 2019
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Police Federation hit by seemingly random cyber attack

No evidence yet that attackers extracted any data, or that the malware spread to any branches
22 Mar 2019
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Hydro suffers alleged ransomware attack

Mixed reports suggest a relatively new form of ransomware, LockerGoga, is behind the firm’s IT issues
19 Mar 2019
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Criminals building a cyber extortion 'micro-economy'

Sophisticated groups feed a cyber crime supply chain by selling corporate documents and IP to novice extortionists
21 Feb 2019
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Global ransomware could cost almost $200bn

New report suggests that a worldwide attack could hit more than 600,000 businesses
29 Jan 2019
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Selective ransomware Ryuk nets $4m from big businesses

Thought to be operating out of Russia, attackers demanded a 500 bitcoin ransom
14 Jan 2019
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NotPetya victim sues its insurance company

Zurich Insurance has cited a "nation-state action" exclusion
11 Jan 2019
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