Chat logs show how Egregor, an $80 million ransomware gang, handled negotiations with little mercy
The chats also showed how victims could negotiate successfully, and offered a window into the structure of a ransomware operation.
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.
FBI alert on Egregor ransomware highlighted affiliate cybercrime model
Egregor is one of a number of strains classified as ransomware-as-a-service, meaning users can pay a fee to enlist the malicious code for their crime sprees.
Researchers find financial ties between notorious ransomware gangs
It's the latest indication that Maze, Egregor and other groups may be run by a relatively small number of people.
The anatomy of a modern-day ransomware conglomerate
An emerging ransomware outfit builds on the affiliate model that's made malware such an annoying problem.