NSA, DHS shine light on BlackMatter ransomware threat to food industry, demands of up to $15 million
Monero appears to be a currency of choice.
Accenture lost 'proprietary information' in summer ransomware attack
The company didn't elaborate on the exact nature of the extracted data.
Nations investing in cyber, 'democratization' of malware are factors accelerating dangers online, CISA official says
Brandon Wales said at CyberWeek that the twin phenomena have increased the "prevalence and impact" of attacks.
US, allies pledge to combat money laundering as part of efforts to slow ransomware
Two days of meetings produced the joint statement.
A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'
"The long-term consequences — the damages to our democracy and institutions — of 2020 are far from certain," the report reads.
White House kicks off international ransomware meeting amid global barrage
The U.S. is pushing the message that the world should address ransomware collectively.