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Microsoft Warning – Hospitals Vulnerable to Bitcoin Ransomware

Microsoft has issued a chilling warning that many hospitals in the United States are at risk of bitcoin ransomware attacks right now amid the coronavirus pandemic. Bitcoin Ransomware...

Christina Comben | 7 months ago
FBI Reports Crypto Ransomware Totalled $144M Since 2013
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FBI Report: Bitcoin Ransom Payments Total $144M

Ransomware attacks and similar extortion schemes took in an estimated $144 million in the course of 7 years. FBI estimates show most of the ransoms were paid in Bitcoin (BTC) and went...

Christine Vasileva | 8 months ago
'Send Nudes' Now Ask Crypto Ransomware Attackers
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‘Send Nudes’ Demand Crypto Ransomware Attackers

A new ransomware malware called ‘Ransomwared’ has been employed in a number of new attacks. This particular variation of malware demands explicit nude pictures from its victims...

Ricardo Martinez | 9 months ago
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Crypto Ransomware Paralyzes California School District

A crypto ransomware attack shut down the Mountain View-Los Altos school district servers and phone system on Wednesday. The malicious software demanded Bitcoin as ransom to restore...

Trevor Smith | 9 months ago
Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal
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Maryland Introduces Bill to Make Ransomware Possession Illegal

Maryland Democrat, State Senator State Sen. Susan C. Lee introduced bill SB30, which would make possession of ransomware illegal. The bill was carefully written to make ransomware...

Ricardo Martinez | 9 months ago
50% of US Departments Fell Victim to Ransomware in 2019, Report
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50% of US Departments Fell Victim to Ransomware in 2019, Report

Over half of all public and private organizations in the US fell victim to ransomware attacks at some point in 2019. Hackers have continued to employ increasingly advanced techniques...

Ricardo Martinez | 9 months ago
New york tries to ban paying bitcoin ransomware
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New York Tries to Ban Paying Bitcoin Ransomware Attackers

New York state senators have drafted two bills this month that propose a ban on paying ransomware attackers with tax-payers money.  New York Refuses to Negotiate with Criminals In...

Ricardo Martinez | 9 months ago
US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware
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US Military Under Serious Threat From Deadly Malware

Cyber-security researchers are warning about a powerful email malware, which is targeting government and military systems. The Emotet malware is often used as an initial attack vector...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
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Bitcoin Ransom Worth $6 Million Demanded by Travelex Hackers

Attackers demanded a payment of $6 million worth of bitcoin after hacking Travelex, a foreign currency exchange company. It is the latest victim in an explosion of ransomware attacks...

Martin Young | 10 months ago
U.S Coast Guard Attacked by New Crypto-Locking Ransomware
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U.S Coast Guard Attacked by New Crypto-Locking Ransomware

The US Coast Guard has issued a security warning following a ransomware attack on a federally regulated maritime facility. The intrusion at the unnamed facility, caused a 30+ hour...

Emilio Janus | 10 months ago
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Could Ransomware Be Driving Up Bitcoin Prices?

Research is suggesting that the number of ransomware incidents has risen in 2019. The payment method of choice for the majority of this cybercrime is cryptocurrency, predominantly...

Martin Young | 1 year ago
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Stratford Ransomware Attack: Bitcoin Worth $75,000 Paid

Latest updates pertaining to the Stratford City Hall ransomware attack have emerged. According to reports, a total of 10 bitcoins at $7500 per BTC was paid by the body as a ransom to...

Himadri Saha | 1 year ago

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