U.S. sanctions Russia over attempts to hack energy grid, NotPetya
The sanctions come after the NotPetya attack and persistent attempts to break into the U.S. energy grid.
Nuance Communications says NotPetya attack has cost it $92 million since June
The company expects to lose more revenue this year when it enhances and upgrades its cybersecurity software.
U.S. and U.K. blame Russia for infamous 'NotPetya' cyberattacks
The U.S. and United Kingdom's governments are blaming the Russian military for a famous cyberattack that took place last June.
Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry
Criminals are raking in the profits while working on ways to make new versions of ransomware more powerful than ever.
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.