Ransomware

Researchers Find DSLR Cameras Can Get Ransomware

Ransomware is perhaps one of the worst bits of malware you could hope to get. Put simply, usually entering via a rather innocent-looking e-mail attachment (something like an ...

August 13, 2019 at 1:03 pm by

UK Forensics Firm Confirm Paying Cyber-Attack Ransom

Forensics Firm Confirm Ransomware Payment In 2017 we saw a huge rise in the number of ransomware attacks. If you’re not aware of that these are, basically it’s ...

July 6, 2019 at 1:08 pm by
NHS

Hundreds of Git Code Accounts are Hacked for Ransom

Git Coders Face Ransom If you are a coder working in a team, then the chances are that all your work and data is stored within some form of Git repository. This allows all ...

May 7, 2019 at 11:50 am by
pewdiepie

Pewdiepie Fan Releases Ransomware To Promote Subscribers

Subscribe To Pewdiepie Ransomware The existence of malware is hardly a new thing. In the last few years, however, the more malicious trend of ransomware has become more and ...

March 31, 2019 at 7:21 pm by
Ransomware

Researchers Say Ryuk Ransomware Made $3.7m In 5 Months

Ryuk Ransomware If you have never heard of Ransomware, then you are (without meaning any disrespect) badly in need of some education. The malware, which shot to popularity ...

January 14, 2019 at 6:06 pm by
Brit Who Stopped WannaCry Malware Global Attack Donating Reward to Charity

Nearly Half Of IT Directors Admit They Would Pay A Ransom

Half Of IT Directors Admit They Would Pay A Ransom You may recall back in 2017 how the Wannacry malware virus had a huge impact on systems around the world. The virus proved ...

November 27, 2018 at 3:00 pm by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Reports Full Recovery From Ransomware Attack

TSMC Expects Minimal Impact From Attack Last weekend, a wide-ranging ransomware attack hit TSMC. Over the past week, the company has been working on remediating the ...

August 10, 2018 at 10:58 pm by
TSMC

TSMC Fabs Offlined by Ransomware Attack

TSMC Fabs Struck by WannaCry Ransomware Variant Due to the immense capital costs, there are only a few major silicon foundries in the world. One of the most popular ones for ...

August 9, 2018 at 11:12 pm by
Ransomware

UK Companies Stockpiling Bitcoin As Ransomware ‘Hush Money’

UK Companies Stockpiling Bitcoin With the recent boom in Bitcoin, many of us have turned an eye to investing a little in it. Companies in the UK are also apparently doing ...

December 17, 2017 at 1:23 pm by
Ransomware

New Ransomware Attacks Reported in Russia and Ukraine

Ransomware on the rise again! If you were to ask someone this time last year ‘what is ransomware’ the likelihood is that they wouldn’t know. In truth, I ...

October 25, 2017 at 10:24 am by

Ransomware Costs Toshiba 400,000TB of SSD Storage

Ransomware attacks forced Toshiba to cease NAND flash memory production, costing the business the equivalent of 400,000TB in SSD storage. In fact, Toshiba downed tools for up ...

October 16, 2017 at 4:47 pm by
Ransomware

2017 Ransomware Economy Grows by 2,500%

2017 is the year of the ransomware. Between WannaCry and EternalRocks, ransomware is responsible for rinsing thousands of people and businesses to the tune of over $1 billion. ...

October 13, 2017 at 6:13 pm by
Ransomware

Ransomware Has Made Millions in Last Year Says Google

Ransomware has seen a massive spike in attacks this year. With ransomware attacks encrypting all of the files on a hard drive there are increasing reports of people actually ...

July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pm by
Windows 10

Windows 10 Fall Update will Include Ransomware Protection

Microsoft has released details about the upcoming Windows 10 Fall update. While many of these details will be interesting, there is one item that is somewhat topical at the ...

June 29, 2017 at 4:33 pm by

New Windows Ransomware Paralyses Companies Across Europe

A new ransomware – with a familiar history – is sweeping across Europe, infecting banks, businesses, and airlines. The malicious program, known as Petya/Petwrap, swept ...

June 27, 2017 at 5:52 pm by

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