Romanian police bust hackers allegedly plotting ransomware attacks on hospitals
The hackers reportedly planned to threaten hospitals with malware to protest Romania’s state of emergency amid COVID-19.
Former NSA contractor sentenced to 9 years for theft of government info
Hal Martin was responsible for one of the largest leaks of U.S government secrets, after it was found that the former NSA contractor possessed up to 50 terabytes of classified government documents.
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.