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Ransomware Deal with ransomware the way police deal with hostage situations

When faced with a ransomware attack, a person or company or government agency finds its digital data encrypted by an unknown person, …

Ransomware Stolen ExecuPharm data published by hackers on a Dark Web site

Hacker group CLOP recently published vast troves of information on the Dark Web that it stole from U.S. pharmaceutical giant …

Ransomware Energy Giant EDP suffers ransomware attack; hackers demand $10.9m

Hacker group Ragnarok recently stole upto 10TB of data belonging to Portuguese energy giant EDP and is now threatening to …

Ransomware Defence contractor Visser targeted using DoppelPaymer ransomware

Visser Precision, a contractor of customised parts for a number of industries including automotive and aeronautics, was recently targeted by …

Ransomware Travelex paid $2.3m in ransom to REvil cyber gang

Foreign currency exchange service Travelex paid $2.3 million in ransom to REvil ransomware gang in January after the hacker group …

Ransomware Interpol warns hospitals against crippling ransomware attacks

Interpol has warned that cyber criminals could step up the frequency of ransomware attacks aimed at hospitals and other healthcare …

Ransomware Insurance firm Chubb allegedly hit by Maze Ransomware

Leading cyber security insurance provider Chubb was recently targeted by the Maze ransomware group that claimed to have encrypted the …

Ransomware Defence contractor Kimchuk targeted with data-stealing ransomware

Kimchuk, a contract manufacturer of electronic and medical equipment for civil and defence companies, suffered a major ransomware attack earlier …

Ransomware Hackers show some love? Ransomware attacks not to target healthcare organisations

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe and presenting a major challenge to healthcare institutions, some hacker groups have pledged that …

Ransomware Ransomware attack on sheep farmers shows there’s no room for woolly thinking in cyber...

While many Australians were preoccupied with panic-buying toilet paper, sales of another commodity encountered a very different sort of crisis. Wool …

Ransomware Redcar and Cleveland Council won’t make ransomware impact public

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council recently decided not to discuss the impact of last month's ransomware attack on its IT …

Ransomware Redcar ransomware: Council reveal the nature of recent cyber-attack

Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council, in the North East of England, confirm ransomware as the reason why their IT systems …