Scammers are using fake Microsoft 11 installers to spread malware
The malicious sdownloads range from relatively innocuous adware to password stealers and trojans.
Average ransomware payment declined by 38% in second quarter of 2021, new Coveware report says
The average payment was $136,576 in the second quarter.
Dutch police bust alleged 'Fraud Family' phishing service members
The law enforcement action focused on an organization that sells phishing services to less-skilled crooks.
Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy
The chats also showed how victims could negotiate successfully, and offered a window into the structure of a ransomware operation.
US government launches plans to cut cybercriminals off from cryptocurrency
The State Department is also offering up to $10 million for tips that help track down nation-sponsored hackers who attack critical infrastructure.
Jack Cable, Stanford student and cyber whiz, aims to crowdsource ransomware details
It's a crowdsourcing project that hopes to shed light on the opaque world of ransomware.
Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam
The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.
How REvil evolved into a ransomware collective capable of extorting Kaseya, JBS
REvil has risen among ransomware gangs, some experts say, with standout audaciousness and even dramatic flair.
Two cyber insurance industry initiatives grapple with rise of ransomware
CyberAcuView and the APCIA are two different answers to a phenomenon rocking the cyber insurance industry.
Kaseya says up to 1,500 victims affected by ransomware, as Biden directs 'full resources' to investigate
REvil, the group that took credit for the attack, is seeking $70 million from what it says are actually 1 million victims.