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What is ransomware?
This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket...
Deepfake ransomware among experts’ list of cyber fears
Trend Micro's future threat researchers explain how hackers of the future will cause chaos
Insurance companies blamed for ransomware payout rise
Theresa Payton argues companies are manipulating victims to avoid paying higher bills
Windows RDP servers peddled to anyone with pocket change
The latest black market report shows the low price of devastating cyber tools
40% think paying ransomware demands should be illegal
Practice of giving in to ransomware demands rarely yields results, industry claims
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
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
Researchers show how to inject a DSLR with ransomware
Hackers can encrypt a camera using just a Wi-Fi connection, demo shows
Europol’s ransomware decryption tools save businesses £88m
The No More Ransom campaign sees three million visits to date and 200,000 decryptions
Ransomware attacks on UK businesses soar 195%
The figure marks a marked shift against the steep decline in the attack method last year
St John Ambulance hit by ransomware
First aid charity says the attack was quickly ended and no personal data stolen
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
Recovery costs for Baltimore hack to exceed $18m
Cleanup effort and lost revenue is expected to cost more than 180 times the initial ransom
US security agency 'linked to Baltimore hack'
EternalBlue tool, used to exploit a flaw of the same name, allegedly linked to National Security Agency
Baltimore ransomware attack cripples public services
City services for taxation and water bills have been offline for more than two weeks
Police Federation hit by seemingly random cyber attack
No evidence yet that attackers extracted any data, or that the malware spread to any branches
Hydro suffers alleged ransomware attack
Mixed reports suggest a relatively new form of ransomware, LockerGoga, is behind the firm’s IT issues
Criminals building a cyber extortion 'micro-economy'
Sophisticated groups feed a cyber crime supply chain by selling corporate documents and IP to novice extortionists
Global ransomware could cost almost $200bn
New report suggests that a worldwide attack could hit more than 600,000 businesses
Selective ransomware Ryuk nets $4m from big businesses
Thought to be operating out of Russia, attackers demanded a 500 bitcoin ransom
NotPetya victim sues its insurance company
Zurich Insurance has cited a "nation-state action" exclusion