Ransomware gangs are doing their homework before encrypting corporate data
"They’re snooping around” for balance sheets and other financial data, a DHS official says.
California university pays $1 million ransom amid coronavirus research
Security staffers detected an attack on June 1.
Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns
Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.
Securing voter registration databases takes on added importance in pandemic, DHS official says
The greater amount of absentee voting and mail-in ballots “shifts the risk towards voter registration data security,” senior DHS official Matt Masterson said Wednesday.
Ransomware operators now threatening to publish stolen data in extortion demands
The big attack on Baltimore marked the beginning of a new trend, according to one analyst.
How do you fight off a ransomware attack?
What goes on in the short term? How do you stop the bleeding? How do you recover?