Latest News Of ransomware Tag
Tech 13 August 2019
Canon DSLR hacked with crypto-demanding ransomware – but for research
Researchers have proven that even a digital camera can be attacked by ransomware, putting your pictures at risk.
Tech 8 August 2019
GermanWiper erases victim’s data but still demands ransom in BTC
This viscious new ransomware spread through a job application, and leaves nothing in its wake.
Tech 19 July 2019
Ransomware linked to Lazarus Group still in the wild
Thy cryptocurrency malware Ryuk is still crawling to blackmail computer system around the world, and now running in China.
Business 21 June 2019
Florida town pays ransom to end malware attack
Riviera Beach has been crippled by a crypto ransomware attack for three weeks, and has paid to make it go away.
Business 3 June 2019
64% of ransomware funneled through crypto exchanges
The blockchain intelligence entity has been able to identify 38 different exchanges that have received funds originating from ransomware attacks.
Tech 17 May 2019
How do solution providers deal with hacks? Just pay crypto ransom and move on
A damning new study has revealed the trick up the sleeve of some so-called ransomware solution providers—just pay the hackers their ransom in crypto.
Business 22 April 2019
Crypto ransomware cost companies about 90% more in 2019
Companies are seeing rising asking prices from ransomware, and even greater operational costs, in 2019.
Business 6 March 2019
PwC report links crypto exchange WEX to Iranian ransomware
WEX has been linked to funds received in connection with Iranian ransomware, in the latest example of illicit activity being linked to the crypto exchange.
Business 29 November 2018
US Treasury links crypto addresses to Iranian ransomware scam
The U.S. Department of the Treasury has identified two separate wallet addresses linked to the latest Iranian crypto ransomware plot.
Business 14 November 2018
To fund regime, North Korea hacked crypto exchanges, ran ICOs: report
The North Korean state has been flagged as a persistent bad actor in crypto circles, hacking into South Korean exchanges as well as setting up their own fake ICOs to raise money for the regime.
Interviews 27 August 2018
Blockchain Intelligence Group: If people want crypto growth, work with investigators
Cryptocurrencies are known for their ability to break through jurisdictional borders nearly instantly. But while legitimate users benefit from this, so do criminals. Given this fact, the challenge for regulators is also rising.
Tech 23 August 2018
Lazarus Group-linked Ryuk ransomware targets businesses: report
Dubbed Ryuk, there are suggestions the ransomware attacks could be linked to a North Korean hacker group known to rely on BTC ransom payments.