Slashdot Items Tagged "ransomware"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:16PM Almost All WannaCry Victims Were Running Windows 7
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:17AM French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
Thursday May 18, 2017 @01:57PM 'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux'
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @11:19AM Chinese State Media Says US Should Take Some Blame For Cyberattack
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:00PM Disney Chief Bob Iger Says Hackers Claim To Have Stolen Upcoming Movie
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:54PM WannaCry Ransomware Shares Code With North Korean Malware, Says Researchers
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:04AM Cyberattacks From WannaCry Ransomware Slow But Fears Remain
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Saturday May 13, 2017 @03:03AM Wana Decryptor Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked By Shadow Brokers To Spread Ransomware Worldwide
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:06AM 'Accidental Hero' Finds Kill Switch To Stop Spread of Ransomware Cyberattack
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:10AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:51AM New Ransomware 'Jaff' Spotted; Malware Groups Pushing 5M Emails Per Hour To Circulate It
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:14PM Ransomware Asks For High Score Instead of Money
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:27PM Gigabyte Firmware Bugs Allow the Installation of BIOS/UEFI Ransomware
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:50PM World's Largest Spam Botnet Adds DDoS Feature
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:42AM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Saturday January 28, 2017 @04:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:54PM Ransomware Infects All St Louis Public Library Computers
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:13PM Over 1,800 MongoDB Databases Held For Ransom By Mysterious Attacker
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @11:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:12PM Koolova Ransomware Decrypts For Free If You Read Two Articles About Ransomware
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @10:56AM Programmer Finds Way To Liberate Ransomware Affected Smart TV, Thanks To LG
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:53PM Destructive KillDisk Malware Turns Into Ransomware
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @10:24AM Android Ransomware Infects LG Smart TV, Company 'Refuses' To Help
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @07:11PM Hotbed of Cybercrime Activity Tracked Down To ISP In Region Where Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @05:56PM Most Businesses Pay Ransomware Demands, IBM Finds
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @06:42PM Muni System Hacker Hit Others By Scanning For Year-Old Java Vulnerability
Friday November 25, 2016 @03:46PM Locky Ransomware Uses Decoy Image Files To Ambush Facebook, LinkedIn Accounts
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @11:10AM Transmission Malware On Mac, Strike 2
Sunday August 28, 2016 @01:25AM New Ransomware Poses As A Windows Update
Saturday August 20, 2016 @08:50PM New Linux Trojan Is A DDoS Tool, a Bitcoin Miner, and Web Ransomware
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:49AM Hackers Make the First-Ever Ransomware For Smart Thermostats
Friday July 29, 2016 @10:51PM Cisco Finds $34 Million Ransomware Industry
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:01PM Fortune 500 Company Hires Ransomware Gang To Hack the Competition
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Saturday July 09, 2016 @01:26AM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:11PM Apple Devices Held For Ransom, Rumors Claim 40M iCloud Accounts Hacked; Apple-Related Forums Compromised
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:17PM New and Improved CryptXXX Ransomware Rakes In $45,000 In 3 Weeks
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:07AM Crypto Ransomware Attacks Have Jumped 500% In The Last Year
Saturday June 25, 2016 @01:34AM NASCAR Team Pays Ransomware Fee To Recover Files Worth $2 Million
Sunday June 19, 2016 @03:58PM New Ransomware Written Entirely In JavaScript
Monday June 13, 2016 @02:45PM Android Ransomware Hits Smart TVs
Sunday June 12, 2016 @04:02AM Ransomware Thieves Cost Canada University C$20,000 In Bitcoin
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @02:59AM 'Alarming' Rise In Ransomware Tracked
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Thursday June 02, 2016 @09:56AM 93% Of Phishing Emails Are Now Ransomware
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:31PM TeamViewer Servers Go Down, Users Believe They Are Hacked
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:54PM Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware With Self-Propagation Features
Saturday May 21, 2016 @07:22PM Ransomware Adds DDoS Attacks To Annoy More People
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:49PM TeslaCrypt Ransomware Maker Shuts Down, Releases Master Key
Friday April 29, 2016 @10:57AM US Toy Maker Maisto's Website Pushes Ransomware
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @09:57AM Businesses Pay $100,000 To DDoS Extortionists Who Never DDoS Anyone
Monday April 25, 2016 @12:04PM Active Drive-By Exploits Critical Android Bugs, Care Of Hacking Team
Saturday April 16, 2016 @01:37PM Out-of-Date Apps Put 3 Million Servers At Risk of Crypto Ransomware Infections
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @12:32AM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay Or When You Reboot Your PC
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @01:07PM Phishing Email That Knows Your Address
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @01:59PM We Live In The Dark Ages of Internet Security, Says Kaspersky Labs CEO
Friday April 01, 2016 @03:41PM Months After Hacks, DHS Sends a Warning About Hospital Ransomware
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:46PM Virus Hits MedStar Health Hospital Network
Friday March 25, 2016 @04:34PM Petya Ransomware Uses DOS-Level Lock Screen, Prevents OS Boot Up
Friday March 25, 2016 @01:47AM Kentucky Hospital Calls State of Emergency In Hack Attack
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:04PM 5 Major Hospital Hacks: Horror Stories From the Cybersecurity Frontlines
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:55AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @08:45PM KeRanger Mac Ransomware Based On Linux Forebear, Not Windows
Monday March 07, 2016 @03:33PM Apple Has Shut Down the First Fully-Functional Mac OS X Ransomware
Sunday March 06, 2016 @05:28PM Transmission BitTorrent App Contained Malware
Saturday February 20, 2016 @12:14PM US School Agrees To Pay $8,500 To Get Rid Of Ransomware
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @10:53PM L.A. Hospital Pays Off Ransomware Thieves To Reclaim Its Network
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:11PM Hackers Demand $3.6 Million From Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:11PM Ransomware Hits UK Website, Defaces Homepage
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:25AM Senators: Has Uncle Sam Paid Off Ransomware Criminals?
Saturday November 28, 2015 @02:24PM DecryptorMax/CryptInfinite Ransomware Decrypted, No Need To Pay Ransom
Thursday November 12, 2015 @11:51AM New Ransomware Business Cashing In On CryptoLocker's Name
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @09:55AM Ransomware Found Targeting Linux Servers, MySQL, Git, Other Development Files
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:00PM WordPress Hacks Behind Surging Neutrino EK Traffic
Monday August 10, 2015 @08:06AM Many Australians Forced To Pay For "Unbreakable" Cryptolocker Ransomware
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @11:48AM Synolocker 0-Day Ransomware Puts NAS Files At Risk
Thursday December 19, 2013 @10:44AM CryptoLocker Gang Earns $30 Million In Just 100 Days
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @11:08AM OS X Malware Demands $300 FBI Fine For Viewing, Distributing Porn
Friday April 19, 2013 @07:51PM Android Users Get Scammed With In-App Antivirus Ads
Thursday December 02, 2010 @11:09PM Ransomware Making a Comeback