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REVENGE: Victim hacks hackers, releases 3000 ransomware keys

A ransomware victim got revenge by hacking into his Bitcoin-demanding attacker's systems and releasing their decryption keys on the internet. This could be the most...
A new weapon in the fight against Bitcoin-ransoming malware

A new weapon in the fight against Bitcoin-ransoming malware

Over two years on from the initial outbreak, WannaCry ransomware is still infecting victims – and some people are still paying the ransom in...

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...
Block.One agrees to pay SEC $24 million over unresgistered EOS ICO

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...

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