News tagged with ransomware

Exposed: The path of ransomware payments

The murky ecosystem of ransomware payments comes into focus in new research led by Damon McCoy, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Ransomware attacks, which ...

dateMar 23, 2018 in Security
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Ransomware like Bad Rabbit is big business

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month, which is being observed in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere around the world. Ironically, it began with updates about a large-scale hack, and is ending with a large-scale ...

dateOct 26, 2017 in Security
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Ransomware attacks 'global epidemic', says Europol

An "epidemic" has erupted in global ransomware attacks, taking over computers as well as internet-linked devices like routers and CCTV cameras to turn them into tools for criminals, Europe's police agency said Wednesday.

dateSep 27, 2017 in Security
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