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Ransomware costs doubled in Q4 2019
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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
What are the different types of ransomware?
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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
Travelex disruption caused by devastating ransomware attack
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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
Biometric data leaks and targeted ransomware to dominate 2020 threat landscape
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Biometric data leaks and targeted ransomware to dominate 2020 threat landscape

Expect attackers to go after devices previously overlooked
21 Nov 2019
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Microsoft issues statement debunking Teams ransomware rumours
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Microsoft issues statement debunking Teams ransomware rumours

Rumours also claimed ransomware was being installed via the BlueKeep exploit
21 Nov 2019
Another US state government hit with ransomware, following a brief reprieve
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Another US state government hit with ransomware, following a brief reprieve

Louisiana becomes the latest in a very long line of US public sector bodies to fall victim to ransomware
19 Nov 2019
‘Ransomware as a service’ threat targeting enterprise servers
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‘Ransomware as a service’ threat targeting enterprise servers

The PureBasic-written malware is highly unconventional and has ties to well-known organisations
13 Nov 2019
Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack
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Leading ASP.NET host crippled by ransomware attack

The platform is working to restore services to more than 440,000 affected customers
11 Nov 2019
FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks
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FBI asks private sector for advice on ransomware attacks

The “Ransomware Summit” opens lines of communication between corporate and government
7 Nov 2019
6 best practices for escaping ransomware
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6 best practices for escaping ransomware

A complete guide to tackling ransomware attacks
5 Nov 2019
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Microsoft cut off Ukraine during the 2017 NotPetya attack
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Microsoft cut off Ukraine during the 2017 NotPetya attack

CISO Bret Arsenault says it was one of the worst episodes during his 10-year tenure
4 Nov 2019
How can you protect your business from crypto-ransomware?
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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?
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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
A lack of global norms is killing the security industry
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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
What is ransomware?
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket...
22 Oct 2019
Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears
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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
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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
Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change
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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
40% think paying ransomware demands should be illegal
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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
WannaCry-style cyber attack could trigger full NATO response
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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
Hacked Texas government agencies face $2.5 million ransom
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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
Researchers show how to inject a DSLR with ransomware
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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
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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
Ransomware attacks on UK businesses soar 195%
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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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