Ransomware Roundup: A Week of Mayhem with a Side of Sarcasm – 02.20.2024

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Ransomware Goes Hollywood in Fulton County

Last week, Fulton County, Georgia, took an unwilling starring role in what can only be described as a cyber soap opera, courtesy of the LockBit gang. Picture this: critical county services are thrown into chaos, but officials insist it’s unrelated to the upcoming election. Because, ...

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ChatGPT Ransomware Weekly Roundup: The Saga Continues – 02.05.2024

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Last week in the wacky world of ransomware, things got pretty “Mission Impossible” with proxy attacks threatening to turn national security into an oxymoron, the unholy trinity of ransomware/AI/war-making cyber insurance folks sweat bullets, and sensitive U.S. government secrets taking a walk in the cyber park. Buckle up, it’s going to be ...

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Last Week in Ransomware: 01.29.2024 – The “Oopsie” Edition

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Welcome to the “Oopsie” edition of last week’s ransomware roundup, where we take a lighthearted look at the dark world of digital extortion. Yes, even in the world of cyber doom and gloom, we find room for a chuckle!

Healthcare and Ransomware: A Match Made in Cyber-Hell The cyber-baddies had a field day last week, particularly with the healthcare sector. ...

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Ransomware Recap: The Quirky Chronicles of Cyber Chaos – January 24, 2024

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Ransomware, Todd Laff, Todd Laff Chicago

Welcome to another edition of “Ransomware Recap,” where we dive into the wild world of digital hostage-taking. Last week’s ransomware shenanigans had everything: psychological drama, a steep rise in digital dastardliness, and a variety of villains outdoing each other in cyber skullduggery!

“2023: A Banner Year for Keyboard Bandits” Picture ...

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Ransomware Weekly: A Not-So-Serious Look at a Serious Problem 01-15-2024

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To Pay or Not to Pay: The Ransomware Dilemma

The ransomware universe is abuzz with the latest head-scratcher: should we pay these digital pirates or not? The U.S. government, playing the role of the strict parent, is leaning towards a solid ‘No,’ hoping to cut the financial fuel to these cybercriminals. But ...

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A Whimsical Look at a Not-So-Funny Topic – Week of 01-08-2024

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In the latest episode of ‘Ransomware Gone Wild’, LockBit affiliates, much like rebellious teenagers, decided that hospital hacking is back on the menu, ethics be darned. The healthcare industry is buzzing like a kicked beehive, especially after SickKids in Toronto and a trio of German hospitals got an unwanted ...

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Last Week in Ransomware: The ‘Oopsie-Daisy’ Edition – 12-18-2023

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Ransomware, Todd Laff, Todd Laff Chicago

Hey there, cyber-folks! It’s time for your weekly dose of “Ransomware Gone Wild” (not the fun kind). Let’s dive into the soap opera of the digital underworld, where the drama never stops and the plot twists could make a telenovela blush.

LockBit Makes Citrix “Bleed” (Not Literally) First ...

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Ransomware Roundup: A Wacky Week of Cyber Shenanigans – 12-11-23

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Ransomware. Todd Laff, Todd Laff Chicago

🕵️‍♂️ Decrypting the Week’s Madness Welcome to the world of cyber mayhem, where LockBit reigns supreme as the ransomware ringleader, shadowy nation-state agents play hide-and-seek with the law, and Black Basta’s bank account swells past the $100M mark. It’s like a soap opera, but with more encryption!

🎂 Happy Data Leak-iversary! December ...

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