Analysis of the psychology behind digital ransom notes sheds light on the range of social engineering tactics used by cyber-attackers.
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Ransomware teams up with click-fraud malware in double whammy combining NemucodeAES and Kovter to hit victims unawares.
A new kind of mobile ransomware has been found lurking on the Google Play Store.
There are offers now being made to decrypt the apparently undecryptable endpoints strangled by the Petya/NotPetya attacks.
International consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser has announced a large loss in revenue as it recovers from last week's Petya/NotPetya ransomware attack.
The WannaCrypt attack against IT systems marks a new level of risk. Jalal Bouhdada discusses the broader implications of ransomware in industrial, largely operational environments.
AP Moller-Maersk, WPP, Reckitt Benckiser and FedEx are struggling to resume normal operations following the NotPetya ransomware attack.
Jay Chaudhry discusses why in the aftermath of WannaCry, our concept of the network has to change.
A massive ransomware campaign attacked countless endpoints for the second time in just over a month, exploiting a vulnerability that had been patched months earlier. SC asks, why does this keep happening?
Monetising a global ransomware attack on the scale of NotPetya is all but impossible without getting caught. So if not cold cash, what was the motivation behind it?
Researchers are quibbling over whether or not this ransomware is Petya as originally reported and if it isnt, then what is it?
A yet-indeterminate ransomware strain has infected systems all over the world with particular enthusiasm for Ukrainian targets.
Researchers claim to have found a 'killswitch' for NotPetya, but there seems to be disagreement over what to call it.
Both Edward Snowden and the Shadowbrokers have used the NotPetya attacks, to provide their unique perspective on the situation.
KB Kookmin Bank, Shinhan Bank, Woori Bank, KEB Hana Bank, NH Bank and two other South Korean banks were reportedly threatened with DDoS attacks last week.
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In the latest episode in the WannaCry saga, the infamous piece of ransomware has locked up dozens of speed cameras in the south eastern region of Victoria.
Carbon Black's latest study gauges public perception of ransomware, paying ransoms and consumer expectations on businesses to keep their data safe.
Hackers used Astrium exploit kit to deliver Mole ransomware in University College London malware attack, according to research by Proofpoint.
The Japanese auto giant was hit with WannaCry ransomware on Sunday, forcing it to halt production of 1,000 cars.
South Korean firm NAYANA was hit with a Linux ransomware attack that demanded an unprecedented 550 Bitcoins (BTC) or £1.27 million ransom.
Andrei Barysevich discusses how the Chinese and Russian cyber communities have reacted to the Shadow Brokers leak.
Not much is known of the investigation by the NCSC into the attack, but experts disagree on the validity of the claims.
Ross Rustici provides insight into why North Korea is unlikely to be the answer to the identity of the WannaCry attack.
Gavin Russell looks cyber-vulnerability detection and how to prepare for and prevent future attacks like the recent NHS WannaCry incident.
The US National Security Agency has announced it believes with 'moderate confidence' that North Korea was behind last month's WannaCry ransomware attacks.
One of London's most prestigious universities is fighting off a ransomware infection, according to its information security team.
Once viewed as nigh-on impregnable, Apple's reputation for secure products is being challenged once again, this time by ransomware-as-a-service.