Here is just another week in ransomware 05-21-2024

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In a recent development, the U.K. National Crime Agency (NCA) has pinpointed Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev, a 31-year-old Russian national, as the mastermind behind the notorious LockBit ransomware operation. Operating under aliases like LockBitSupp and putinkrab, Khoroshev now faces stringent international sanctions and travel bans imposed by the ...

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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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