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Indiana hospital shuts down systems after ransomware attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 19 hours ago

Hancock Regional Hospital's computer system was compromised by a hacker demanding bitcoins in ransom.

Romanian hackers allegedly carried out January D.C. police camera hack

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

The affidavit, filed by a U.S. Secret Service explains that hackers compromised computers attached to 123 percent of the city's 187 cameras with a broader plot to use those computers for a phishing campaign.

Opera adds cryptojacking defense to latest desktop browser

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

Opera's version 50 will be the first browser with an anti-cryptojacking feature baked in from the beginning.

European police take down criminals behind two big ransomware strains

by Shaun Waterman • 4 weeks ago

A joint law enforcement efforts has arrest the criminals allegedly behind the CTB-locker and Cerber ransomware strains.

Bitdefender valued at $600M after private equity company buys significant minority stake

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

Vitruvian Partners, a London-based private equity firm, acquired approximately 30 percent of Bitdefender from existing shareholder Axxess Capital.

Cryptojacking on the rise in poorer countries where ransoms can't be paid

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

A collection of poorer countries in Eastern Europe are the only places in cyberspace where ransomware isn't seen as a top threat.

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