Tag Archives: Ransomware

Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data.

Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data.

Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data. Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data. Kaseya, the Miami-based company at the center of a ransomware attack on hundreds of businesses over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, said on Thursday that it had received a …

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Biden Warns Putin to Act Against Russian Ransomware Group

Biden Warns Putin to Act Against Russian Ransomware Group

Biden Warns Putin to Act Against Russian Ransomware Group Biden Warns Putin to Act Against Russian Ransomware Group Friday’s call came only three weeks after the onslaught of ransomware attacks dominated their first summit, in Geneva. Immediately after that meeting, Mr. Biden said he told the Russian president he would respond “in a cyber way” against Russia if Mr. Putin …

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REvil, Hacking Group Behind Major Ransomware Attack, Disappears

REvil, Hacking Group Behind Major Ransomware Attack, Disappears

REvil, Hacking Group Behind Major Ransomware Attack, Disappears REvil, Hacking Group Behind Major Ransomware Attack, Disappears Just days after President Biden called President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and demanded that he act to shut down ransomware groups that are attacking American targets, the most aggressive of the groups suddenly went off-line early Tuesday morning, terminating negotiations over ransom payments …

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Russian-based ransomware group ‘REvil’ disappears after hitting US businesses

Russian-based ransomware group ‘REvil’ disappears after hitting US businesses Russian-based ransomware group ‘REvil’ disappears after hitting US businesses A ransomware operation thought to be one of the largest of such groups based in Russia vanished on Tuesday, weeks after taking credit for a major cyberattack on the US meat industry. The New York Times reported that dark web pages purporting …

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Biden Weighs a Response to Ransomware Attacks

Biden Weighs a Response to Ransomware Attacks

Biden Weighs a Response to Ransomware Attacks Biden Weighs a Response to Ransomware Attacks William Evanina, who recently left a top counterintelligence post in the U.S. government and now advises companies, said he would advise Mr. Biden “to be bold.” “We need to give Putin something to think about,” he said. “And while I know people in the government like …

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Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden

Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden

Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden Attempted Hack of R.N.C. and Russian Ransomware Attack Test Biden Last month, Mr. Biden used the summit with Mr. Putin to make the case that ransomware was emerging as an even larger threat, causing the kind of economic disruption that no state could tolerate. Mr. Biden specifically cited the halting …

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White House Warns Companies to Act Now on Ransomware Defenses

White House Warns Companies to Act Now on Ransomware Defenses

White House Warns Companies to Act Now on Ransomware Defenses White House Warns Companies to Act Now on Ransomware Defenses Last week, Mr. Biden acted through executive order in an effort to force some of those changes on the pipeline industry, using the Transportation Safety Administration’s oversight powers on the pipeline industry. In the absence of comprehensive government mandates, however, …

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Ransomware Disrupts Meat Plants in Latest Attack on Critical U.S. Business

Ransomware Disrupts Meat Plants in Latest Attack on Critical U.S. Business

Ransomware Disrupts Meat Plants in Latest Attack on Critical U.S. Business Ransomware Disrupts Meat Plants in Latest Attack on Critical U.S. Business The White House said on Tuesday that a breach at JBS, the world’s largest meat processor, was a ransomware attack, and some of the company’s plants were partly or fully shut down in its aftermath. The attack is …

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Secret Chats Show How Cybergang Became a Ransomware Powerhouse

Secret Chats Show How Cybergang Became a Ransomware Powerhouse

Secret Chats Show How Cybergang Became a Ransomware Powerhouse Secret Chats Show How Cybergang Became a Ransomware Powerhouse MOSCOW — Just weeks before the ransomware gang known as DarkSide attacked the owner of a major American pipeline, disrupting gasoline and jet fuel deliveries up and down the East Coast of the United States, the group was turning the screws on …

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Irish Hospitals Are Latest to Be Hit by Ransomware Attacks

Irish Hospitals Are Latest to Be Hit by Ransomware Attacks

Irish Hospitals Are Latest to Be Hit by Ransomware Attacks Irish Hospitals Are Latest to Be Hit by Ransomware Attacks A cyberattack on Ireland’s health system has paralyzed the country’s health services for a week, cutting off access to patient records, delaying Covid-19 testing, and forcing cancellations of medical appointments. Using ransomware, which is malware that encrypts a victims’ data …

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