After the previous weeks' WannaCry attacks paralysed public utilities, governments and major companies, SC wants to know why people are still paying criminals to unlock their data.
Itay Glick discusses why it is more efficient for hackers to target small businesses and how organisations can protect themselves and avoid becoming a victim.
Symantec bolstered the amount of evidence it has gathered that ties the code and tools used by the cyber-gang known as Lazarus to the WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r ransomware attacks.
James Brodsky and Rich Barger look at the details of the WannaCry attack and what can be done to prevent similar ones in the future.
In Case You Missed it: WannaCry global ransomware attack freezes NHS, Apportioning blame, Backgound and precedents, Saving the day
Security researchers at McAfee say they have developed an experimental method for recovering files encrypted by WannaCry ransomware.
It's hardly a surprise that opposition politicians criticised the government's response to WannaCry, but what's the CISO perspective? What do we think actually did work, what didn't, and what more can and should we be doing?
The latest installment of the blockbusting Pirates of the Caribbean franchise has apparently been stolen and is now being ransomed back to Disney.
What are we to make of Friday's events? how will we respond? and how might such an event shape our world in the days and months ahead?
While patching and software upgrades were still underway in the wake of the WanaCryptOr attack, reports of variants began appearing
In the wake of the WannaCry ransomware which took out over 60 NHS trusts, SC ponders on where the blame lays.
WannaCry - a truly global cyber-attack demonstrates how cyber-criminals can use state-tools for their own ends, leaving no one able to claim ignorance about the importance of patching.
A flaw in Android reportedly used by most mobile ransomware is due to be fixed this summer when the new operating system, Android 0, is released
A combination of WannaCrypt0r and the EternalBlue exploit harvested from the NSA is forcing the closure of networks around the world including many NHS trusts in the UK.
In Case You Missed It: Google & Facebook phished; Czechs win exercise; ATM theft; Netflix ransom snub; Bank domains spoofed
Criminals are offering a new ransomware-as-a-service offering that uses a dynamic new targeting strategy that changes the cost of the ransom depending on the victim's location.
A special unit has been established by Russia to investigate cyber-crime associated with ransomware and promote cooperation with the private sector to fight it.
News of the death of Locky ransomware has been grossly exaggerated as researchers note its return to the streets, wrapped in a new package.
Authorities from seven Southeast Asian nations recently collaborated on an operation that exposed regional threats including malware, ransomware, DDoS attacks, and spam campaigns.
An elaborate email scam is unfolding in Australia that is infecting computers with malware. The emails appear to come from the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.
Mike East discusses four critical reasons why organisations should be taking ransomware threats seriously.
Researchers from threat intelligence company Recorded Future have said that it is now possible to start your own ransomware outfit for as little as the price of an iPod Nano and some headphones - US$175.
A new report from Malwarebytes has established Cerber as the unambiguous king of the ransomware market in the first quarter of 2017
New questions emerge as the Turkish Crime Family show off a bitcoin wallet with what it claims is the fruit of a ransom campaign on Apple.
The distinct features of Ransomware - such as the ransom note - enable advanced security tools to detect and defeat ransomware before files are frozen and ransoms demanded says Dr Engin Kirda.
Kaspersky researchers have spotted a growth in targeted ransomware attacks on large companies.
An Apache Struts2 campaign has made a number of pivots to eventually start delivering Cerber ransomware.
The Tweede Kamer, was hit with a ransomware attack that managed to encrypt some files before being stopped.