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SamSam ransomware group has hit 67 organizations in 2018, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

SamSam continues to have the health care sector in its sights.

Ransomware hits computer networks of North Carolina water utility

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The utility has vowed not to pay a ransom for the attack, which will force the company to rebuild its computer systems.

Former Microsoft engineer sentenced for role in ransomware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Raymond Uadiale sent about $94,000 in ill-gotten funds to the U.K., according to court documents.

Report: PGA hit with ransomware attack on eve of major tournament

by Greg Otto • 3 months ago

According to GolfWeek, PGA employees found they were locked out of systems Tuesday, with a message asking for bitcoin.

Health care cyber experts tout progress in vulnerability disclosure at BSides Vegas

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The delicate process for disclosing software and hardware bugs in medical devices has made important strides in recent years as the threat of lawsuits against security researchers has receded.

Malware-ransomware combo campaign hits North American inboxes

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Popular credential-stealing malware AZORult has been paired with the Hermes ransomware to send thousands of emails to computer users in North America, according to new research.

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