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Cybersecurity Firm Pull Off a Rare Ransomware Win

While Emsisoft would not identify the victims, it said they had included key manufacturers, transportation companies and food suppliers across continental Europe, Britain and the United States.The timeline of Emsisoft’s […]




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A Rare Win in the Cat-and-Mouse Game of Ransomware

While Emsisoft would not identify the victims, it said they had included key manufacturers, transportation companies and food suppliers across continental Europe, Britain and the United States.The timeline of Emsisoft’s […]




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Hundreds of Businesses, From Sweden to U.S., Affected by Cyberattack

Hundreds of businesses around the world, including one of Sweden’s largest grocery chains, grappled on Saturday with potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities after a software provider that provides services to more than […]




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Bitcoin Is Actually Traceable, Pipeline Investigation Shows

When Bitcoin burst onto the scene in 2009, fans heralded the cryptocurrency as a secure, decentralized and anonymous way to conduct transactions outside the traditional financial system.Criminals, often operating in […]







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Are We Waiting for Everyone to Get Hacked?

‘Playing with fire’These days, Mr. Panetta has swapped analogies. Like most Californians, he has fire on his mind. The former secretary of defense resides on his family’s old walnut farm […]




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Irish Hospitals Hit by Cyberattacks, Forcing an I.T. Shutdown

Health network officials have described the attack as “highly sophisticated” and claim attackers used an undiscovered bug in software known as a zero-day to breach their systems. They did not […]




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Colonial Pipeline Paid Roughly $5 Million in Ransom to Hackers

In a separate ransomware attack on the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Police Department, hackers said the price the police offered to pay was “too small” and dumped 250 gigabytes of the […]




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How the Colonial Pipeline Became a Vital Artery for Fuel

That gave them an enormous competitive advantage over the East Coast refineries that imported oil from abroad or by rail from North Dakota once the shale boom there took off. […]