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Bank heist with FIN7 traits went down while leaders were on the run, research suggests

by Jeff Stone • 6 months ago

Bitdefender says hackers used familiar tools and methods on an Eastern European bank for more than two months in 2018.

Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

GrandCrab "surpassed all other strains of ransomware in 2018," says Europol, which helped the No More Ransom project develop the decryption tool with security company Bitdefender and other law enforcement agencies.

Microsoft's chip patch is messing with anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

If anti-virus companies haven't updated their registry keys with Microsoft, users could see the 'Blue Screen of Death.'

Bitdefender valued at $600M after private equity company buys significant minority stake

by Greg Otto • 2 years ago

Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity firm, acquired approximately 30 percent of Bitdefender from existing shareholder Axxess Capital.

Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Criminals are raking in the profits while working on ways to make new versions of ransomware more powerful than ever.

Worldwide effort underway to stop massive ransomware outbreak

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

An apparent outbreak of Petya ransomware appears to be affecting a large number of banks, energy firms and other companies based in Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Britain and France.

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