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

by Greg Otto • 2 weeks 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 • 3 weeks ago

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

Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 weeks ago

Criminals are raking in the profits while working on ways to make new versions of ransomware more powerful than ever.

'Grey's Anatomy' attempts to bring ransomware attacks to a public audience

by cyber_admin • 4 weeks ago

In the winter finale of the popular television show "Grey's Anatomy," there was an unexpected guest star: ransomware.

Ukraine blames infamous Russian hackers for 'BadRabbit' ransomware attack

by Chris Bing • 2 months 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 months ago

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

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