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Meat supplier JBS paid $11 million to its ransomware attackers

JBS says that backups got its meat processing plants operating again, but it paid $11 million to ransomware attackers to “mitigate any unforeseen issues.” Source:…

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Ransomware attacks ‘are here to stay,’ Commerce secretary says

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said Sunday that ransomware attacks “are here to stay,” and that businesses should plan accordingly. “The first thing we have to…

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DOJ to Treat Ransomware Hacks Like Terrorism Now: Here’s the Full Memo

The U.S. Department of Justice plans to take a much harsher tack when pursuing cybercriminals involved in ransomware attacks—and will investigate them using similar strategies…

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US meatpacking plants get back on stream after crippling cyber-attack

Experts warn ‘no one is out of bounds’ after ransomware attack halts production at JBS, which supplies more than fifth of US beef Meat-processing factories…

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The SolarWinds hackers aren’t back—they never went away

Enlarge / “And people reliably click on these emails? Really?” (credit: Kremlin official photo) The Russian hackers who breached SolarWinds IT management software to compromise…

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It’s ransomware, or maybe a disk wiper, and it’s striking targets in Israel

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Researchers say they’ve uncovered never-before-seen disk-wiping malware that’s disguising itself as ransomware as it unleashes destructive attacks on Israeli targets. Apostle,…

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What is Typosquatting and How Do Scammers Use it?

One typing mistake and the typosquatters might catch you. It might sound like a cyberpunk thriller but it’s a real cybersecurity threat. We explain what…

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Ireland’s health care system taken down after ransomware attack

Enlarge / St. Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, Ireland. (credit: Bloomberg | Getty Images) Ireland has shut down most of the major IT systems running…

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Biden signs cybersecurity executive order in the wake of pipeline shutdown

A new executive order from the White House is supposed to help prevent future incidents like the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack. Source: https://www.engadget.com/white-house-eo-network-security-010757835.html Proactive Computing…

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Ransomware crooks threaten to ID informants if cops don’t pay up

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Ransomware operators have delivered a stunning ultimatum to Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department: pay them $50 million or they’ll leak the…

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Ransomware operators are piling on already hacked Exchange servers

(credit: Aurich Lawson / Ars Technica) Microsoft Exchange servers compromised in a first round of attacks are getting infected for a second time by a…

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Ripe for extortion? Navajo Nation hospital targeted by large-scale ransomware hack

Publicly available details about the hack are scarce but the attack highlights how hospital staff are often caught in the middle of ransomware attacks. Source:…

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A ransomware attack has shut down Baltimore’s public schools

Students in the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) system have suddenly found themselves with an extra day off for the Thanksgiving holiday, but it wasn’t…

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FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

Federal agencies say cybercriminals are unleashing a major ransomware assault against the U.S. healthcare system Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/fbi-warns-ransomware-assault-threatens-us-healthcare-system-us-fbi-ransomware-patient-care-cases-b1412870.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it…

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Ransomware attack on a healthcare firm slowed clinical trials

Cyberattacks on the healthcare industry are causing more headaches. The New York Times reports that clinical trials slowed down after healthcare software provider eResearchTechnology suffered…

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Paying ransomware demands could land you in hot water with the feds

(credit: Aurich Lawson) Businesses, governments, and organizations that are hit by crippling ransomware attacks now have a new worry to contend with—big fines from the…

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Healthcare giant UHS hit by ransomware attack, sources say

Universal Health Services, one of the largest healthcare providers in the U.S., has been hit by a ransomware attack. The attack hit UHS systems early…

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Hartford postpones first day of school after ransomware attack

The city of Hartford, Conn., postponed its scheduled first day of school on Tuesday after a ransomware virus attack affected school systems over the weekend.  Hartford…

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Tesla worked with the FBI to block a million dollar ransomware attack

Earlier this week, the FBI arrested a 27-year-old Russian citizen for attempting to carry out a ransomware attack against a US company. It turns out…

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Jack Daniel’s Hit with Ransomware, Decade of Data Stolen

It doesn’t matter the size of your company or what your business is – you are still susceptible to a cyberattack. The Jack Daniel’s distributor…

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Garmin global outage caused by ransomware attack, sources say

An ongoing global outage at sport and fitness tech giant Garmin was caused by a ransomware attack, according to two sources with direct knowledge of…

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New Mac ransomware is even more sinister than it appears

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) The threat of ransomware may seem ubiquitous, but there haven’t been too many strains tailored specifically to infect Apple’s Mac computers…

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