Bitdefender releases REvil decryptor as ransomware gang shows signs of return

Bitdefender and other cyber firms are seeing signs of a REvil rebirth.

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Email scammers posed as DOT officials in phishing messages focused on $1 trillion bill

by Tim Starks • 4 days ago

The hackers even eventually dump their targets off at DOT's real website.

ATM skimmer sentenced to 4 years after bank cameras, license plate readers captured crime spree

by Jeff Stone • 5 days ago

A pair of Romanian men tried stealing more than $1.5 million from cash machines in New York and New Jersey.

SEC fines brokerage firms over email hacks, customer data exposure

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Collectively, the companies will pay $750,000.

White House cyber summit with private sector nets impressive gains, but points to considerable work needed ahead

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

"A couple folks have struggled with the idea that we're going to pat companies on the back for doing things they should already be doing," said one observer.

Poly Network fully recovers assets stolen in unusual $600M cryptocurrency hack

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The company will now begin to restore all its services.

Apple, JPMorgan Chase bosses among industry heads set to gather at White House for cyber 'call to action'

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The administration expects to make "concrete announcements" about tackling root causes of cyberattacks, a senior official said.

Cyber insurance market encounters ‘crisis moment’ as ransomware costs pile up

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The woes within the industry could mean significant ramifications for policyholders.

Japan's Tokio Marine is the latest insurer to be victimized by ransomware

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

It's the third to announce a successful attack since March.

SEC, education company Pearson settle charges over 2018 security incident for $1 million

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

The company misled both the SEC and the public about the incident, the agency said.

Hackers stole client info, work materials in Accenture ransomware attack

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

LockBit 2.0 is behind the attack, and Accenture said it discovered the "security incident" on July 30.

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