Burgeoning ransomware gang Avaddon appears to shut down, mysteriously
The group had become increasingly prolific, but there were no clear answers for why Avaddon disappeared.
Insurer paid $65,000 to help a city unlock ransomware in 2018. A second hack was more expensive.
The city of Azusa didn't disclose a payment in one incident, insurance paid up and now it's a victim again.
Ransomware strikes AXA shortly after insurer announces it will stop covering extortion fees
AXA joins CNA Insurance as a recent ransomware attack victim in the insurance industry.
Experts suggest French insurer AXA's plan to shun ransomware payouts will set a precedent
AXA's decision was surprising only in how long it took to become an apparent industry first.