Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware
The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.
Global ransomware attacks tiptoed around Russian anti-virus products
The hackers behind two of the largest ransomware attacks of 2017 designed their malware to carefully handle computers with Russian anti-virus products installed.
NotPetya ransomware cost Merck more than $310 million
"We anticipate a similar impact to revenue and expenses in the fourth quarter."
Leaked NSA tools were once again used in a global ransomware attack
A tool leaked by The Shadow Brokers was found to be used in the 'BadRabbit' attack.
'BadRabbit' ransomware spreading across Ukraine, Russia
The attack has been causing disruptions across a number of different transportation hubs, including a major airport and transit system in Ukraine.