Security

FBI working to 'burn down' cyber criminals' infrastructure

To thwart increasingly dangerous cyber criminals, law enforcement agents are working to "burn down their infrastructure" and take out the tools that allow them carry out their devastating attacks, FBI Director Christopher ...

Security

Some hackers take the ransom and run: researchers

Paying off hackers after a ransomware infection could end up being a total loss, according to a study released Thursday which finds some attackers just take the money and run.

Security

Report: Ransomware takes down online currency exchange

A week after a malicious virus infected its network, the London-based foreign currency exchange company Travelex had yet to restore digital sales and was reported infected with ransomware by hackers threatening to release ...

Florida city mum on ransom demands by cyberattackers

A Florida city confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom.

Tech service provider for nursing homes a ransomware victim

A Milwaukee-based company that provides technology services to more than 100 nursing homes nationwide is the victim of a ransomware attack, and hackers are demanding $14 million before they'll restore the company's access ...

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