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Cyber criminals hack tech company whose software is used by US state and local governments

The extent of the breach is unclear, but the company Tyler Technologies told customers that it affected only internal files.

24 Sep 2020 7:53 PM

Cyber attacks on India rise, here's what you can do to keep your data safe

India sees second highest drive-by download attacks in Asia Pacific region in 2019, says Microsoft

29 Jul 2020 6:09 PM

Russian hackers increasingly targeting US corporations with ransomware

Cybersecurity firm Symantec says it has identified at least 31 targets in the United States, including eight Fortune 500 companies.

27 Jun 2020 8:12 PM

Ransomware attacks on municipal institutions rise by over 60 per cent worldwide: research

The firm observed that at least 174 municipal institutions, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year

25 Dec 2019 3:29 PM

Beware! Photos clicked on modern cameras might be held for ransom by attackers

Today’s modern cameras are vulnerable to ransomware and malware attacks through the USB and connections to WiFi networks.

13 Aug 2019 11:32 AM

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Researchers find DSLRs vulnerable to ransomware

Check Point Software revealed that the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) is vulnerable to malware attacks.

13 Aug 2019 7:37 AM

Johannesburg power body hit by ransomware attack

“The virus has attacked City Power database and other software impacting most of our applications and networks,” City Power said in a tweet.

26 Jul 2019 2:21 PM

Save yourselves before this ransomware exploits your Windows device

In certain cases the malware requires no user interaction and is simply planted onto vulnerable servers by the attackers.

06 Jul 2019 12:52 PM

Aluminium maker Hydro battles to contain ransomware attack

The attack used a virus known as LockerGoga, a relatively new strain of so-called ransomware.

20 Mar 2019 1:06 PM

Cryptominers hit 10x more organisations than ransomware in 2018

Check Point’s 2019 Security Report shows that only 1 in 5 IT pros are aware of infections.

07 Feb 2019 4:03 PM

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Beware! New ransomware disguised as a game

Anatova is targeting consumers at scale across the globe.

23 Jan 2019 4:40 PM

US indicts Iranian hackers responsible for deploying 'SamSam' ransomware

The 34-month long hacking scheme wreaked havoc on hospitals, schools, companies and government agencies.

30 Nov 2018 1:58 PM

WannaCry is still alive, 75,000 users affected in Q3 2018

The percentage has risen over the last year, demonstrating more than two thirds growth against Q3 2017.

17 Nov 2018 9:33 AM

City pays USD 2,000 in computer ransomware attack

West Haven officials said Thursday they paid the money to anonymous attackers through the digital currency Bitcoin.

20 Oct 2018 3:43 PM

Port of San Diego victim of ransomware attack

The cyberattack has not affected public safety operations or ship and boat traffic..

28 Sep 2018 7:56 AM

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180 million+ Windows threats detected in Q2 2018: Quick Heal

Cryptojacking highlighted as one of the most dangerous cyber threats to emerge recently.

20 Sep 2018 2:29 PM

Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

A computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the WannaCry ransomware virus, has been charged by FBI.

07 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

Criminals increasingly drawn to low-profile attacks: Report

Report recorded a 96 per cent increase in cryptocurrency mining detections in 1H 2018 compared to 2017.

31 Aug 2018 6:54 PM

India highly susceptible to $6 million ransomware

The SamSam ransomware has raked in nearly $6 million in ransom when previously reported figures stand at only $850,000 in ransom.

02 Aug 2018 12:48 PM

44 per cent rise in victims of crypto miners – report

Statistics for the last 24 months show that miners are increasingly focused on developing markets.

28 Jun 2018 8:41 PM

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