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Ransomware attacks jump as new malware strains proliferate, research finds

by AJ Vicens

Ransomware cases increased 47 percent amid a rise in attacks involving new strains of malware from the LockBit cybercrime syndicate.

Treasury Department sanctions cryptocurrency 'mixer' Tornado Cash

by Tonya Riley

Treasury accused the mixer of failing to stop laundering from malicious cyber actors including North Korea's Lazarus Group.

Opinion: The intellectual mistakes that crippled U.S. cyber policy

by James Van de Velde

The U.S. will never successfully address cyberspace attacks against the U.S. private sector if it considers it outside the Pentagon’s purview.

Spree of multimillion dollar hacks creates booming business for blockchain security experts

by Tonya Riley

Nation-state threats have spooked the industry into being more diligent. But a band-aid approach may not be enough.

U.S. government recovers nearly $500,000 from North Korean hack on Kansas medical facility

by AJ Vicens

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said it's just the latest example of the benefits of prompt incident reporting.

Cryptocurrency 'mixers' see record transactions from sanctioned actors

by Tonya Riley

An increase in funds sent from illicit addresses has accelerated the rise, indicating the technology remains attractive to cyber criminals.

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