The feds' actions saved victims over $130 million
Bitdefender releases free MegaCortex ransomware unlocker
Cyber-criminals with a heart of gold or just business policy?
Ransomware attacks are ongoing: a recap of major recent incidents, including this week's hit on The Guardian
What just happened? Despite IT security efforts worldwide, ransomware attacks show no sign of slowing down. Various organizations like technology manufacturers, the media, and governments have suffered major incidents this year. The latest and potentially last major attack in 2022 has struck the 201-year-old British newspaper.
Group signed a kernel driver that disabled security software
Vanuatu's government won't say whether it was ransomware
But would it cause more problems than it fixes?
Why it matters: The US government is once again meeting with global partners to try and develop an effective strategy to fight (and win) the war against ransomware. Tech companies like Microsoft are joining as well, bringing their valuable, first-hand expertise to the table.
A new fix for a zero-day flaw already exploited in the wild
Bad actors are already actively exploiting vulnerability in 'mhyprot2.sys' driver
FBI warns that North Korean hackers are targeting US healthcare organizations with ransomware attacks
It's been happening for over a year now
Won't somebody please think of the cybercriminals?
Eight notorious gangs use nearly the same pattern
The chipmaker is currently investigating the claims
The attacks use standard SharePoint and OneDrive versioning features to make files potentially unrecoverable
The demands remain unknown
QNAP suggests updating firmware and taking devices offline
Ransomware is vulnerable to DLL hijacking
Data backed up to tape is hard for hackers to steal or ransom
A sample from the LockBit ransomware family is really quick at locking up files
He faces a 115-year sentence if convicted
Lapsus$ may have found the key to a real hash rate unlocker
An official response is awaited from Asustor, but for now users are taking precautions on their own