Cisco has been hacked by a ransomware gang

U.S. networking giant Cisco Systems has been hacked, the company confirmed on Wednesday, after Yanluowang ransomware operators claimed the attack on their leak site. …

Ransomware attacks setting new records

Zscaler released the findings of its annual ThreatLabz Ransomware Report, which revealed an 80 percent increase in ransomware attacks year-over-year. In 2022, the most …

RansomHouse: Bug bounty hunters gone rogue?

A new cybercrime outfit that calls itself RansomHouse is attempting to carve out a niche of the cyber extortion market for itself by hitting organizations, stealing their …

Taking the right approach to data extortion

Cybercriminals often specialize. An extortion effort usually begins with a person or a team selecting targets in one of two ways: either they get a request from an …

Ransomware: How bad is it going to get?

Ransomware started out with attackers encrypting individual users’ files, demanding a few hundred dollars, and giving the victim a key to unlock their files once they paid up. …