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Inside the FBI's quiet 'ransomware summit'

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Exclusive: A look at an unprecedented, closed-door conference that's meant to fend off the threat ravaging enterprises across the U.S.

SamSam outbreak led to FBI restructuring, top official says

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

The notorious ransomware forced the FBI to rethink how the bureau tackles cyber investigations.

U.S. indicts two over SamSam ransomware attacks that hit Atlanta, other cities

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 12 months ago

The indictment includes notable cases like the attacks on the city of Atlanta, the city of Newark and the Port of San Diego.

SamSam ransomware group has hit 67 organizations in 2018, researchers say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

SamSam continues to have the health care sector in its sights.

LabCorp attack highlights persistent ransomware threat to health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year 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 • 1 year ago

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

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