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Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
9 Apr 2021
MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead
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MSP cyber security report warns of tougher regulations ahead

Government or insurance providers will likely take a stand against vulnerable MSPs in 2021
9 Apr 2021
Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack
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Evidence suggests REvil behind Harris Federation ransomware attack

The trust’s financial records have been discovered on a dark web site known to be operated by the infamous group
9 Apr 2021
The business guide to ransomware
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The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
7 Apr 2021
Harris Federation disables students' emails following ransomware attack
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Harris Federation disables students' emails following ransomware attack

The "temporary" move has left 37,000 students unable to access their correspondence and coursework
30 Mar 2021
Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments
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Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments

Hackers have requested that victims contact them via email with proof of payment
29 Mar 2021
What is NotPetya?
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What is NotPetya?

We take a look at the malware that first came to prominence in 2016 and targets Windows-based machines
26 Mar 2021
Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data
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Weakness in Mamba ransomware could help recover data

A two-hour gap before system restart could save organizations from paying the ransom
26 Mar 2021
CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack
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CNA Financial suffers extensive network disruption following cyber attack

The Chicago-based insurer took down its website and systems to mitigate potential damage from the attack
24 Mar 2021
Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack
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Sierra Wireless halts production after ransomware attack

The attack, which brought down the IoT firm's internal IT systems, also prompted the company to withdraw its Q1 2021 guidance
24 Mar 2021
University of Northampton hit by cyber attack
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University of Northampton hit by cyber attack

The university has rolled out a number of “temporary solutions” after the attack disrupted its IT and telephone systems
24 Mar 2021
Acer falls victim to $50 million ransomware attack
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Acer falls victim to $50 million ransomware attack

The REvil ransomware gang reportedly targeted a Microsoft Exchange server on the Taiwanese PC giant's domain
22 Mar 2021
Hackers auction stolen CD Projekt data with ‘charity fundraiser'
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Hackers auction stolen CD Projekt data with ‘charity fundraiser'

Hacker announcement discovered on a Tor site likely linked to 'HelloKitty' ransomware gang
19 Mar 2021
Microsoft warns of ransomware attacks as Exchange hack escalates
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Microsoft warns of ransomware attacks as Exchange hack escalates

Defender researchers are attempting to block a ransomware strain known as DearCry
12 Mar 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
3 Mar 2021
Ransomware operators are exploiting VMware ESXi flaws
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Ransomware operators are exploiting VMware ESXi flaws

The 'Carbon Spider' and 'Sprite Spider' gangs have compromised vCenter credentials to attack enterprise systems
1 Mar 2021
Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack
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Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack

Hackers compromise the data of 25 firms as part of an attack against Accellion's legacy FTA application
24 Feb 2021
Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security
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Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security

From failing to patch exposed VPNs to meeting ransom demands, businesses are playing a role in fuelling the threat landscape
23 Feb 2021
MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware
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MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware

The malware aims to encrypt macOS devices, which are typically less affected by ransomware
19 Feb 2021
HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack
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HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack

Emsisoft CTO tells IT Pro that the sensitive data obtained by the attackers 'will most likely be leaked'
10 Feb 2021
The truth about ransomware
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The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
9 Feb 2021
The truth about ransomware
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The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
9 Feb 2021
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack
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Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack

Hackers claim to have accessed unreleased Witcher 3 source code and threaten to leak it unless a payment is made
9 Feb 2021