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Former Microsoft engineer sentenced for role in ransomware scheme

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 2 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 • 2 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.

LabCorp attack highlights persistent ransomware threat to health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Ransomware has hit the vast medical-testing and blood diagnostics company LabCorp, the latest health care organization to be targeted by the hostage-taking malware.

As ransomware hobbled Atlanta, banks drilled for next iteration of attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The exercise, which assembled 18 financial institutions and the industry’s threat-sharing center, simulated a “WannaCry-like” ransomware attack.