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Senate report finds FBI response to ransomware attacks severely lacking

The FBI once sent a ransomware victim a hostage negotiator.

On Mar 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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Ransomware group pledges to defend Russia if country is hit by cyberattacks

It raises interesting questions.

On Feb 25, 2022 by David Covucci

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Tech newsletter: Surveillance advertising gets the spotlight

This week's tech newsletter looks at surveillance advertising, big tech's gripes, and ransomware.

On Jan 25, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

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Ransomware group exploits Parler’s hands-off approach to shake down victims

The ransomware gang previously ran accounts on Twitter and Tumblr.

On Jan 20, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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EXCLUSIVE: Buffalo schools were aware of security risks months before $10 million ransomware attack hit, records show

It cost the school district nearly $10 million.

On Dec 23, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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New policy requires federal agencies to immediately assess national security threat of cyberattacks

Critical industries will be expected to report attacks faster.

On Dec 10, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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7 hackers tied to prominent ransomware group REvil arrested

At least 7 REvil hackers have been arrested this year.

On Nov 8, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Schools across the nation are getting hit with ransomware attacks—but they won’t admit how much it’s costing them

Schools are dodging their legal responsibilities to disclose.

On Nov 2, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Sinclair, which owns nearly 200 TV stations, hit by ransomware attack

Sinclair owns nearly 200 TV stations across the country.

On Oct 18, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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New bill would require ransomware victims to immediately disclose payments to hackers

'The U.S. cannot continue to fight ransomware attacks with one hand tied behind our back.'

On Oct 7, 2021 by Colleen Cronin

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Ransomware gang demands $70 million after attack on major software supplier

The supply-chain attack is believed to have affected as many as 1,500 businesses.

On Jul 6, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Feds seize most of Bitcoin paid out over Colonial Pipeline hack

The funds had been paid out by Colonial Pipeline after the company was targeted last month.

On Jun 7, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Man targeted by D.C. police for sharing hacked data speaks out

He says he was targeted because of how widespread his posts were shared.

On May 18, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Trump hotel purposely spiked prices to keep out QAnon supporters, hacked police data reveals

D.C. police say the hotel raised rates as a 'security tactic' ahead of a prominent date in QAnon lore.

On May 14, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Colonial Pipeline pays $5 million to ransomware gang, report

The company reportedly sent 'DarkSide' a cryptocurrency payment hours after being infected.

On May 13, 2021 by Mikael Thalen