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Ransomware fighter on the run after costing hacker gangs millions

Security expert Fabian Wosar is in hiding after costing ransomware authors hundreds of millions of dollars since 2012. The German-born IT security expert was even...

Bitcoin ransomware attacks up 365% – here’s why victims are paying up

Ransomware attacks have almost quadrupled this year and are now targeting cities, hospitals, and schools. For many victims, there is a good reason to...
Another city caves to hackers, pays $460K Bitcoin ransom

Another city caves to hackers, pays $490K Bitcoin ransom

Another city in Florida has given in to the demands of hackers behind a ransomware attack and are paying a hefty Bitcoin ransom. The city...
Completely cut off, city caves and pays hackers' $600k Bitcoin ransom

Completely cut off, city caves and pays hackers’ $600k Bitcoin ransom

A small city in south Florida has agreed to pay a Bitcoin ransom of roughly US$600,000 in order to regain access to data...
ALERT: New app promises free Bitcoin and Ethereum, delivers malware instead

ALERT: New app promises free Bitcoin and Ethereum, delivers malware instead

A new Bitcoin scam is luring victims into downloading malware by promising them free Ethereum and BTC. This scam is being promoted through various websites...
Bitcoin ransomware attack shuts down city government's network

Bitcoin ransomware attack shuts down city government’s network

Baltimore is the latest U.S. city to be hit with a ransomware attack, causing the majority of the city's servers to be shut down...

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