Last Week’s Ransomware Recap: Drama, Disconnects, and Digital Delinquents 05-13-2024

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In a plot twist fit for a daytime soap opera, the CEO of UnitedHealth Group found themselves on the receiving end of a stern letter from state Attorneys General. It wasn’t a love letter, but rather a scolding over a ransomware attack that hit their subsidiary, Change Healthcare, back in February.

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And It Keeps On Going: Ransomware Fun: 04-15-2024

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Ransomware Recap: Laughs, Legislation, and Lessons

Last week was like watching a soap opera where the villains are cybercriminals and the heroes are sweating IT guys. We had RansomHub shaking down Change Healthcare, politicians trying to cyber-proof the healthcare sector, and ransomware response plans that were about as effective as ...

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Another Week of Fun With Ransomware: 04-05-2024

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Ransomware Attacks: The Unexpected Culprit Behind Your Therapist’s New Gray Hairs

It seems like the world of ransomware is more akin to a horror story than a tech issue, especially after a study by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) revealed the hair-raising effects these digital nightmares have on the mental well-being of ...

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Ransomware Roundup: A Funny-Not So Funny Look Back at 03.11.2024

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Welcome back to another edition of “Last Week in Ransomware,” where we bring you the latest in cyber shenanigans with a sprinkle of humor. Buckle up your digital seatbelts because we’re about to dive into the wild world of ransomware, where even your grandma’s email isn’t safe.

Phobos: Coming to a Server Near You

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Last Week in Ransomware: The “Oops, We Did It Again” Edition – 03.04.2024

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In the riveting soap opera that is ransomware news, last week served up some juicy plot twists, featuring the LockBit gang’s dramatic comeback performance and the FBI playing the role of the concerned parent, warning us that BlackCat/ALPHV has set its sights on the healthcare cookie jar…

The Unstoppable Comeback of LockBit Imagines a band ...

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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. ...

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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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