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Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns

Louisiana State Government Hit by Ransomware Attack Forcing Server Shutdowns
November 19, 2019Wang Wei
Targeted ransomware attacks on banking and finance, government , healthcare , and critical infrastructure are on the rise, with the lat...

Ransomware Hits Dental Data Backup Service Offering Ransomware Protection

Ransomware Hits Dental Data Backup Service Offering Ransomware Protection
August 30, 2019Wang Wei
THIS WEEK IN THE IRONIC NEWS: DDS Safe, an online cloud-based data backup system that hundreds of dental practice offices across the Un...

Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City

Ransomware Attack Caused Power Outages in the Biggest South African City
July 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Yesterday, some residents of Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa, were left without electricity after the city's power comp...

A New Ransomware Is Targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS) Devices

A New Ransomware Is Targeting Network Attached Storage (NAS) Devices
July 10, 2019Mohit Kumar
A new ransomware family has been found targeting Linux-based Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices made by Taiwan-based QNAP Systems and ...

Ransomware Attack Forces Aluminum Manufacturer to Shutdown Systems Worldwide

Ransomware Attack Forces Aluminum Manufacturer to Shutdown Systems Worldwide
March 19, 2019Mohit Kumar
Photo by Terje Pedersen / NTB scanpix One of the world's largest producers of aluminum has been forced to shut down several of its ...

GandCrab ransomware and Ursnif virus spreading via MS Word macros

GandCrab ransomware and Ursnif virus spreading via MS Word macros
January 25, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have discovered two separate malware campaigns, one of which is distributing the Ursnif data-stealing trojan and th...

PyLocky Ransomware Decryption Tool Released — Unlock Files For Free

PyLocky Ransomware Decryption Tool Released — Unlock Files For Free
January 11, 2019Mohit Kumar
If your computer has been infected with PyLocky Ransomware and you are searching for a free ransomware decryption tool to unlock or decryp...

New Ransomware Spreading Rapidly in China Infected Over 100,000 PCs

New Ransomware Spreading Rapidly in China Infected Over 100,000 PCs
December 04, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A new piece of ransomware is spreading rapidly across China that has already infected more than 100,000 computers in the last four days as...

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware

Romanian Police Arrest 5 People for Spreading CTB Locker and Cerber Ransomware
December 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
Romanian police have arrested five individuals suspected of infecting tens of thousands of computers across Europe and the United States ...

Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers

Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers
August 15, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware has been around for a few years but has become an albatross around everyone's neck—from big businesses and financial insti...

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders
August 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotP...

Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets
August 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The cyber criminals behind the global WannaCry ransomware attack that caused chaos worldwide have finally cashed out their ransom payments....

New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends

New Ransomware Threatens to Send Your Internet History & Private Pics to All Your Friends
July 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
After WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks, a scary (but rather creative) new strain of ransomware is spreading via bogus apps on th...

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry
June 27, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Watch out, readers! It is ransomware, another WannaCry, another wide-spread attack. The WannaCry ransomware is not dead yet and anothe...

New Fileless Ransomware with Code Injection Ability Detected in the Wild

New Fileless Ransomware with Code Injection Ability Detected in the Wild
June 16, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It is no secret that hackers and cybercriminals are becoming dramatically more adept, innovative, and stealthy with each passing day. W...
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