Tag Archives: Ransomware

How a Ransomware Infects your Computer

Ransomware is probably the most dreaded cyberthreat that can strike anyone and at anytime unless we prepare ourselves against it. And the best way to start is to know how this malware works its way into your computer and how … Continue reading

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Ransomware: Researchers find evidence linking WannaCry worm to North Korean hackers

Cybersecurity researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the WannaCry cyber attack that has infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide as global authorities scrambled to prevent hackers from spreading new versions of the virus. A researcher … Continue reading

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A ransomware attack is spreading worldwide, using alleged NSA exploit

A ransomware attack appears to be spreading around the world, leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency. The ransomware, called Wanna Decryptor, struck hospitals at the U.K.’s National Health Service on Friday, taking … Continue reading

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LA Hospital Paid Ransom to Hackers

$17,000 bitcoin ransom paid by hospital to hackers sparks outrage. Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center was hit by ransomware and had to pay off the hackers. The Los Angeles hospital had lost access to its computer systems in early February after … Continue reading

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