Tags ransomware

FBI leaned on Dutch cops' hacking in Emotet disruption

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Emotet is a microcosm for a much bigger problem facing the FBI.

Researchers find financial ties between notorious ransomware gangs

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

It's the latest indication that Maze, Egregor and other groups may be run by a relatively small number of people.

Meet Babuk, a ransomware attacker blamed for the Serco breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's a case study in how quickly crooks can learn the basics of digital extortion.

Emotet, NetWalker and TrickBot have taken big blows, but will it be enough?

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The idea might not be to shut the cybercrime operations down entirely, but to make their lives very difficult.

NetWalker ransomware investigation yields arrest, big cryptocurrency seizure

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The NetWalker attackers have reportedly seen profits surge during the COVID-19 crisis.

Ransomware hackers launder bitcoin through just a handful of locations, researchers find

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

New research suggests the ransomware ecosystem is smaller than the number of attacks would have you believe.