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Why you can’t bank on backups to fight ransomware anymore

Why you can’t bank on backups to fight ransomware anymore

Ransomware operators stealing data before they encrypt means backups are not enough.
Pensacola confirms ransomware attack but provides few details

Pensacola confirms ransomware attack but provides few details

As Louisiana recovers from Ryuk, another city gets knocked offline.
Hacker’s paradise: Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

Hacker’s paradise: Louisiana’s ransomware disaster far from over

Lost files and issues with backup management keep affecting Medicaid, other services.
FBI warns of major ransomware attacks as criminals go “big-game hunting”

FBI warns of major ransomware attacks as criminals go “big-game hunting”

Threat data firms see spike in sophisticated criminal ransomware operations.
Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware

Cybersecurity officials warn state and local agencies (again) to fend off ransomware

Three Louisiana school districts, Georgia agency part of the latest round of victims.
Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack

Georgia courts (mostly) shrug off ransomware attack

But a Florida city pays $600k in ransom and still faces $1m in security fixes.
Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers

Florida City Fires IT Employee After Paying $460,000 Bitcoin Ransom to Hackers

Lake City, Florida paid out a bitcoin ransom worth $460,000 to hackers who disabled the city’s computer systems with sophisticated ransomware last month, hot on the heels of a $600,000 ransom paid out
Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware

Ryuk, Ryuk, Ryuk: Georgia’s courts hit by ransomware

It looks like another Ryuk ransomware campaign is responsible.
Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware

Florida LAN: Someone clicks link, again, giving Key Biscayne ransomware

"Triple threat" commodity malware attack seizes computers of yet another Florida town.

Ryuk ransomware banks $3.7 million in five months

The Ryuk ransomware hasn't just causing grief for newspapers -- it's also quite lucrative for its operators. Researchers at CrowdStrike and FireEye both estimate that the code has produced the
New ransomware rakes in $4 million by adopting a “big game hunting” strategy

New ransomware rakes in $4 million by adopting a “big game hunting” strategy

Ryuk lies in wait for as long as a year, then pounces on only the biggest prey.

Malware stalls delivery of LA Times and other major US newspapers

If you still look forward to reading a physical newspaper now and then, you might have been in for a rude surprise this weekend. An unspecified malware strain has attacked Tribune Publishing's
Death Note poster delivers first real look at Willem Dafoe's Ryuk

Death Note poster delivers first real look at Willem Dafoe's Ryuk

Death Note is heading to Netflix in August, and director Adam Wingard (The Guest) has taken to Twitter to share an official poster for the upcoming movie. Based on Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s