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Posts Tagged ‘Ransomware’

Hackers Seeking Big Ransomware Payday By Attacking Acer Computers

Taiwanese tech giant Acer is the latest company to fall victim to relentless hackers. What makes the Acer breach especially noteworthy is the fact that the group behind the attack […]

New Ryuk Ransomware Function Spreads Across Networks Quickly

In terms of ransoms paid, Ryuk is the most successful strain of ransomware in use today, having netted an estimated $150 million for the group behind the malicious code. According […]

New Ransomware Strains Have Researchers On Their Toes

Recently, researchers have discovered two new ransomware strains, dubbed “AlumniLocker” and “Humble”, both of which have very different ways of doing what they do. This highlights the ongoing development and […]

New Exchange Online Feature Helps Prevent Phishing And Ransomware

Microsoft has been busy of late, making a raft of improvements to their email system that are designed to enhance user security. Not long ago, they added a fantastically useful […]

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A few months ago, it became widely known that there was a critical security vulnerability in Accellion FTA servers. Naturally, hackers wasted no time exploiting the vulnerability, and since then, […]

Ransomware Attackers Demand 20 Million From U.S. Kia Motors

Strange things are afoot at Kia Motors America (KMA), a subsidiary of Kia Motors with more than 800 dealerships scattered across the United States. Recently the company has reported a […]

Healthcare Under Attack By Blast From The Past Ransomware

The year 2017 was an eternity ago in internet time, but back in those ancient days, there was one name in the ransomware world that sent tremors of terror down […]

Hackers Are Using DDOS Attacks To Profit Off Businesses

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDOS) have been used by hackers since the earliest days of the web. Get enough internet-connected devices to ping a server at the same time, […]

Healthcare Ransomware Problem Is Getting Worse Recently

Ransomware attacks are one of the most prevalent cyber attacks on healthcare. It has been around for many years, however, it became a trend in 2016. Recently, there is a […]

Gen Intel Processors May Get Built In Ransomware Protection

At CES 2021, arguably the most influential and significant tech event in the world, Intel made an important announcement regarding its historic eleventh generation of chips. The latest designs will […]