New Ransomware Locks Your Files Unless You Play 'PUBG'
'I don’t want money! Just play PUBG 7 hours!' the ransomware says.
Infrastructure for the ‘Bad Rabbit’ Ransomware Appears to Have Shut Down
Most of the servers and sites used by the hackers behind the ransomware are down just a day after the outbreak started.
New Ransomware ‘Bad Rabbit’ Spreading Quickly Through Russia and Ukraine
There’s a potentially massive new ransomware spreading in eastern Europe.
Why Is the FBI Really Going After the Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry?
An attempt to connect the dots between the FBI's surveillance tools, WannaCry, Marcus Hutchins, and Kronos.
Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware
Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was shockingly arrested at the airport after Def Con.
Hackers Behind WannaCry Cashed Out Bitcoin While No One Was Watching
Hackers behind two strains of WannaCry have moved out their bitcoin proceedings in a very similar way.
Hackers Linked to NotPetya Ransomware Decrypted a File for Us
The hackers successfully decrypted a file provided by Motherboard, but that does not necessarily mean victims will be able to get their files back.
Hackers Connected to NotPetya Ransomware Surface Online, Empty Bitcoin Wallet
Whoever is in control of the NotPetya bitcoin wallet has moved around $10,000 of funds, and a mysterious group has offered to unlock all of the ransomed files.
Kidnappers Around the World Want Their Ransoms Paid in Bitcoin
Another episode of crime trying to take what it can from tech.
This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Hit with the NotPetya Ransomware
It's almost impossible to recover your files.
The Latest Ransomware Took Advantage of a Devilishly Clever Trick
Usually, ransomware may be spread via emails or websites. But at least some victims of this latest wave were infected by a software update, according to researchers and law enforcement.
Ransomware Outbreaks Bring In $10,000 for Hackers
But financial gain may not be the motivation behind the attack anyway.
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