Tag Archives: Ransomware

Star Trek Themed Monero Ransomware Makes an Appearance
  Kirk, a Star Trek themed ransomware demands Monero instead of Bitcoin for a change. Read more…   The fear of cybercriminals and hackers [...]
Mac Users Can Get Rid of Filecode Ransomware Without Paying Bitcoin Demand
  Thankfully, Filecode poses much less of a threat than first anticipated.   Macintosh users have been relatively safe from ransomware attacks so [...]
  Bitcoin has attracted a great deal of interest over the last couple of years, and mainstream investing has skyrocketed with the ever-growing Bitcoin [...]
To Catch a Ransomer: How the FBI Chases Crime on the Blockchain
  FBI special agent Joseph Battaglia sits at a desk between a New York police detective and an employee of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Charged [...]
$35,000 Bitcoin Ransom Attack On St. Louis Public Library Falls Flat
  Ransomware authors may take a lesson from the current situation in the St. Louis Public Library system, which is currently on complete lockdown due [...]
Koolova Ransomware Decrypts Files If You Read 2 Cybersecurity Articles
  Ransomware is a kind of computer malware that disables users from accessing their PC or selected files in their systems until a certain amount of [...]
GoldenEye Ransomware Poses as a CV to Target HR Departments
  The new GoldenEye ransomware poses as a resume to infect computers belonging to HR departments. Read more…   James Bond, the fictional [...]
Four Major UK Hospitals Targeted In Malware Attack
  It is not the first time UK hospitals are targeted by cyber criminals.   Four different UK hospitals have been hit by a large-scale malware [...]
A Los Angeles Community College Paid $28,000 in Bitcoin to Ransomware Extortionists
  The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) has confirmed a payment of $28,000 in bitcoin toward cybercriminals wielding ransomware. The Los [...]
Security Experts Warn About The Evolution of Ransomware In 2017
  One thing seems certain: it will become harder to detect this malicious software in the future.   One of the most popular trends in 2016 has [...]