Tag: ransomware

New York State wants Government Departments to Prohibit Paying Ransomware

The New York Senate bill will create a cyber security fund that would minimize the use of government money to pay ransoms. Two lawmakers in...

Highly targeted ‘ Zeppelin ‘ Attacks Computer Ransomware, Healthcare firms

A new, highly targeted piece of ransomware has hit a handful of healthcare and technology companies in Europe and the US, BlackBerry Cylance reports. Called...

FBI: No link between Cyber attack and attack on the Navy...

The FBI said on Monday that it had found no evidence of a link between a cyber attack on Florida Panhandle's computer systems and...

New Technology Allows Ransomware to Run Without Detection

A technique recently discovered enables ransomware to encrypt files on Windows-based systems without the detection of existing ransomware items. Dubbed RIPlace, the technique enables malware...

New Jersey Livingston School District Hit With Ransomware

Students in New Jersey's Livingston Public School district will be happy with tomorrow's two-hour delayed opening. Unfortunately, this delay is not triggered by snow,...

Fake Windows Update Cyber Ransomware Delivers

A bogus email project Windows Update removed the Cyborg ransomware. Microsoft wants to be the mail delivery system. This guides the potential victim to...

Ransomware Attacks State Systems in Louisiana

Contained Ransomware and some devices were already restored. Today, a ransomware infection has been discovered in a range of tweets by IT systems and websites...

Maze Ransomware Attacks in Latest Email Program Italy

The Maze Ransomware runs a new spam campaign, aiming Italian users as the tax and income agency in the country. The Maze Ransomware is not...

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Court Cases and Deadlines TrialWorks

TrialWorks, one of the leading legal case management providers for law firms and lawyers, was attacked earlier this month as a result of a...

Attacks of Ransomware ‘ Getting Bolder ‘

Global ransomware attacks are diminishing, but malicious cyber assaults are becoming bolder and more successful companies are sticking around, with data encryption a key...