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Ukraine blames infamous Russian hackers for 'BadRabbit' ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Ukrainian officials laid blame on APT28 for launching the massive, coordinated ransomware attack that disrupted business operations in both Ukraine and Russia.

Japanese businesses are the latest victims of attacks disguised as ransomware

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

The incident underscores a trend; elite hacking groups appear to be increasingly disguising their operations by disrupting an organization's business processes.

Global ransomware attacks tiptoed around Russian anti-virus products

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The hackers behind two of the largest ransomware attacks of 2017 designed their malware to carefully handle computers with Russian anti-virus products installed.

Early evidence suggests ties between Russian hackers and 'BadRabbit' attack

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

A software toolkit used in an expansive cyberattack focused on Eastern Europe Tuesday has been linked to a hacking group known as BlackEnergy APT or Telebots.

'BadRabbit' ransomware spreading across Ukraine, Russia

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

The attack has been causing disruptions across a number of different transportation hubs, including a major airport and transit system in Ukraine.

Europol: Ransomware is far and away criminals' favorite attack method

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Highlighting incidents like the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware outbreaks, officials point to the ease with which ransomware is monetized.

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