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Norwegian aluminum producer Norsk Hydro hit with large ransomware attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

The ransomware that struck Norsk Hydro IT systems is known as LockerGoga, a nascent strain that first surfaced in January.

Researchers paint different portraits of hackers behind Ryuk ransomware

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Analysts poring over Ryuk are coming to different conclusions, highlighting the subjective side of cyberthreat studies.

Update from No More Ransom helps victims of GandCrab attacks

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

GrandCrab "surpassed all other strains of ransomware in 2018," says Europol, which helped the No More Ransom project develop the decryption tool with security company Bitdefender and other law enforcement agencies.

Pay the ransom? Corporate lawyers say meeting some hackers' demands may be worth it

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

“Law enforcement has to have a policy, and that has to be their policy,” said one consultant.

Ryuk ransomware shows Russian criminal group is going big or going home

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

A subset of a Russian hacking group has raked in $3.7 million since August using Ryuk.

Health agency looks to bolster cybersecurity with new guidelines for industry

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

The Department of Health and Human Services has released voluntary cybersecurity guidelines for health care professionals.

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