Published: Jul 08, 2021
WASHINGTON - With a massive ransomware attack last week intensifying pressure on the Biden administration to demonstrate it can curb the threat, top national security officials briefed the president Wednesday on the governments efforts to counter and blunt the impact of the costly, increasingly brazen assaults by Russia-based hackers.
Published: Jul 07, 2021
The software company at the center of a major ransomware attack said Tuesday the hack affected between 800 and 1,500 small businesses, potentially making it the largest ransomware attack ever.
Published: Jul 06, 2021
A hacking group that experts said was behind the sprawling ransomware attack that hit hours before the beginning of the July Fourth holiday weekend is demanding $70 million to unlock the thousands of businesses affected by the hack.
Published: Jun 20, 2021
115 milliseconds. As quick as a blink, thats the amount of time a new technology - developed by researchers from Australias national science agency and a university in South Korea - takes to detect that ransomware has detonated on a computer and block it from causing further damage.
Published: Jun 11, 2021
Just a few months ago, crypto enthusiasts were hopeful that Washington was warming to digital assets. But cyberattacks demanding bitcoin ransoms, wild trading and rebukes from regulators have eroded their optimism.