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REvil demands $70 million ransom after Kaseya supply chain attack
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REvil demands $70 million ransom after Kaseya supply chain attack

The cyber gang claims it’s infected “more than a million systems” after exploiting a zero-day flaw in VSA
5 Jul 2021
Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet
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Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet

Security researchers find links between Diavol malware and the Wizard Spider crime gang
2 Jul 2021
Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks
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Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks

A new version of the Babuk builder has appeared, despite the gang 'retiring' at the end of 2020
2 Jul 2021
CISA publishes ransomware self-assessment tool
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CISA publishes ransomware self-assessment tool

The auditing software will enable organizations to evaluate how well they are protected against threats
2 Jul 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Does cyber security's public image need a makeover?
IT Pro 20/20 Issue 18: Does cyber security's public image need a makeover?
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IT Pro 20/20: Does cyber security's public image need a makeover?

Issue 18 of IT Pro 20/20 looks at recent efforts to retire the 'hacker' stereotype, and how the threat landscape has changed over the past 20 years
30 Jun 2021
Maryland water company investigating ransomware attack
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Maryland water company investigating ransomware attack

The attack on WSSC Water affected non-essential business systems
28 Jun 2021
Your essential guide to internet security
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Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
25 Jun 2021
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 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