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Australian ransomware costs estimated at more than $1 billion

A new report claims the cost of ransomware attacks in Australia could have topped more than $1 billion last year. Cybersecurity firm Emsisoft has crunched...

Three law firms hit with ransomware over the weekend

Three US law firms were hit with ransomware over the weekend and researchers estimate 50% of US organisations were attacked in the past year. The...

Exchanges freezing Bitcoin linked to ransomware and coin mixers

Cryptocurrency exchanges are increasingly freezing user accounts linked to ransomware attacks or that have sent Bitcoin to coin mixers. A UK court has ordered Bitfinex...

“CRISIS”: New threat emerges as Bitcoin ransomware hits $7.5B

An expert report says ransomware has hit crisis levels in the US, costing $7.5 billion this year - and the epidemic is forecast to...

Hackers’ latest trick to force you to pay Bitcoin ransoms

Just when you think ransomware gangs couldn't stoop any lower, they devise this new trick to force users to pay a 300 Bitcoin ransom. Ransomware...
RANSOMWARE ATTACK: Hackers demand $5 million in Bitcoin from state-run oil company

RANSOMWARE ATTACK: Hackers demand $5 million in Bitcoin from state-run oil company

Pemex, Mexico's state-run oil company, is the latest victim of a ransomware attack that crippled portions of its country-wide computer network. The company discovered the...

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