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FedEx attributes $300 million loss to NotPetya ransomware attack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 days ago

FedEx reported an estimated $300 million loss in its first quarter earnings report Tuesday, attributing the loss mostly to a computer virus that impacted the company’s operations across Europe in July.

U.S. official: American companies avoided government help when WannaCry, NotPetya hit

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

A top Homeland Security official says the U.S. government was unable to fully measure the scale and impact of two recent ransomware outbreaks, dubbed WannaCry and NotPetya, in America due to a lack of private sector engagement.

Report: New ransomware found in targeted attacks against health care industry

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A unique variant of ransomware that appears to have been designed for and used against healthcare companies was recently uncovered by security researcher with cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.

Maersk may lose up to $300M due to NotPetya attack

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The Danish shipping behemoth says the attack was a “significant business interruption.”

'Patient zero' of global ransomware incident was warned and owned before outbreak

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

M.E. Doc, the company at the center of an international ransomware outbreak, was reportedly warned about insufficient digital security multiple times, and new evidence shows it had already been compromised by hackers before last week's incident.

How the world is reacting to Petya

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 months ago

John Bambenek breaks down the Petya aftermath, and talks with Chris Bing on what enterprises can do to protect themselves from similar attacks.

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