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Is Paying Ransomware Now Illegal?

17 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Security experts say don't pay ransomware, but now the U.S. Treasury Department is now declaring it illegal!  Every company on the Internet must deal with the threat and emerging regulations.  Ransomware continues to be a growing problem because vic...

Microsoft's New Tactics Disrupts Trickbot Ransomware

15 Oct 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Matthew Rosenquist

Microsoft and partners have taken down the Trickbot ransomware infrastructure. That is a temporary relief, as the cybercriminals will soon adapt. The bigger picture is how the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit (DCU) has created a template and partnershi...

Chile, Argentina and Pakistan : Ransom of 750 BTC

12 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Gamma

Ransom of 750 BTC only for the Pakistan  It all started with an attack on the power plant, K-Electric, Pakistan's largest electricity producer attacked by ransomware. K-Electric is the only supplier to the city of Karachi which has 15 million inhabit...

How hackers made $1.14 millions worth in Bitcoin from a ransomware attack.

1 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alberdioni8406

In June 6, the University of California in San Francisco U.S registered an attack where hackers controlled computers from a research School of Medicine that is working in a vaccine for COVID-19 and to release they demanded $1,140.000. The cybercrimin...

The past two years have seen a surge in attacks from cryptocentric ransomware.

18 Jun 2020 6 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

The past two years have seen a surge in attacks from cryptocentric ransomware. Not only do bad actors become more refined, but they facilitate access to other less sophisticated actors. Experts believe that crypto crime of this nature was particularl...

Report: Bitcoin ransomware ransom amounts increased by 300% since 2018

9 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

Over the past two years, cryptocurrency ransomware hackers have increased the average ransom amount by 200%. This is stated in the report of the company Crypsis Group. In 2019, the average buyback amounted to $ 115,123. The median amount has increase...

Three U.S. universities attacked by ransomware virus

7 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Kluma

A group of hackers called NetWalker attacked the networks of three American universities in order to infect the infrastructure with a cryptographic virus and extort ransom in bitcoins.   Attackers infiltrated the computer networks of the University...

The inside conversation with a ransomware attacker. How to avoid suffers and what happened to a friend of mine.

25 May 2020 5 minute read 2 comments VNFC

Between 12 and 15 of May, 2017, more than 200 000 computers from 150 countries were affected by WannaCry, a ransomware software that encrypted the data from the computers and asks for a ransom starting with several hundreds of US $ in exchange of th...

New ransomware attacks your Discord account and extracts your cryptocurrencies

24 May 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Paraguanads

Most cryptolovers on the internet use the Discord chat platform, not only to talk to their peers and find incredible rewards, but also to store, in turn, received cryptocurrencies on the servers where they are. That's why Internet hackers have come u...

LockBit - New Ransomware

7 May 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Nikhil Saji

  Ransomware has created as one of the top dangers going toward huge relationship over the range generally years, with aces revealing in excess of a fourfold growth in disclosure a year earlier. An advancing contamination by a really new strain calle...