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No More Ransom project helps thousands of ransomware victims

After only a year, the initiative has unlocked thousands of devices, but there is more work to do.

Ransomware goes pro: How crooks are getting into customer service - CNET

15 hours agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

The criminal operators are acting like legitimate firms, offering support services and even hiring graphic designers, researchers tell a Black Hat panel.

Ransomware Criminals Screwed Victims Out Of $25 Million In Less Than Two Years

18 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Geek.com

Ransomware is one of the nastiest threats lurking on the Internet these days. There’s no sign that the situation will improve anytime soon, either. Not when ransomware is earning the criminals behind it […] The post Ransomware Criminals Screwed Victims Out Of $25 Million In Less Than Two Years appeared first on Geek.com.

Decryption tool now available for some strains of the Petya ransomware

Some relief is now available for victims of at least some strains of the Petya ransomware. A new decryption tool is now freely available to help people impacted by some strains of the Petya ransomware recover their files....

Ransomware has made more than $25 million from its victims over 2 years, Google study finds

Malware can be a highly profitable business. Ransomware, malicious software that encrypts victims' data and demands a pay-off in order to unlock it, has made more than $25 million (£19.1 million) in bounties over the last two years. That's...Show More Summary

Petya ransomware: Free decryption tool released for the original versions of this nasty malware

Red Petya, Green Petya and GoldenEye can all be decrypted with this free tool - unfortunately it can't do anything about NotPetya or PetrWrap

Google ransomware tracking finds vicious infection cycle

Ransomware is so profitable and so difficult to prosecute that it's only going to get bigger, the researchers predict.        

Global ransomware attacks on the rise: Europol

Global ransomware attacks soared by over 11 percent in the 12 months to March, Europol reported Tuesday, but specialist tools developed with its partners had helped unlock some 28,000 encrypted devices.

ShieldFS Is a Clever New Tool That Shuts Down Ransomware Before It's Too Late

By sniffing out ransomware in real-time, ShieldFS might be the cure to the internet's latest security scourge.

No more ransomware: How one website is stopping the crypto-locking crooks in their tracks

No More Ransom launched a year ago: here's the story of how cybersecurity firms and law enforcement are working together to bring down ransomware.

Mole03 Ransomware Virus Removal (+File Recovery)

Welcome to our Mole03 Ransomware removal guide. The following instructions will aid you in removing the unwanted software from your PC for free. What is Mole03 Ransomware? Within the following paragraphs, readers of this article will be introduced to a malware program called Mole03 Ransomware. Show More Summary

Petya ransomware: Companies are still dealing with aftermath of global cyberattack

Weeks after the ransomware attack that rippled across the globe, companies are still trying to deal with the damage.

How Cyberwarfare Makes Cold Wars Hotter

Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry seek information that combatants can leverage in a global online war fought with coercion not force.

How to Protect Yourself Against a Ransomware Attack

Recently, a massive ransomware attack using stolen NSA hacking tools disabled an estimated 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. The ransomware, known as WannaCry, severely affected organizations around the globe, including, the British National Health Service, car makers Renault and Nissan, and the Russian Interior Ministry. Show More Summary

What is SSL and why it’s important for secure web browsing

Time and again, we hear of incidents involving identity theft, stealing of account passwords, installation of malware from web sources, and even ransomware. All of these security breaches have a certain attack vector in common, and that...Show More Summary

Bitdefender 2018 Review

Bitdefender 2018 takes the lead in PC protection with strong malware and ransomware defenses, handy extra features, and little performance drag.

Beware LeakerLocker: Ransomware That Locks Your Mobile

Fresh on the heels of the malware best known as WannaCry, new ransomware threatens to lock your device and send private information to your family and friends. It’s as if you can’t go a month without a new strain of malware hitting the headlines. Show More Summary

David Perlman and more media news from the north

The dean of newspaper science writers is apparently retiring at age 98. Slacker! Plus a ransomware attack at KQED and CalBuzz calls it quits for now.

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