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Dharma/Crysis Ransomware File Decryption Scams on the Rise

Scammers promote Dharma decryption services, but experts say this is impossible. The scammers are just paying the ransomware actors and unlock the files of the victims. Dharma will most likely not...
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SmarterASP.NET is Struck by Ransomware Which Encrypted Client Data

An unidentified ransomware strain has hit SmarterASP.NET on Saturday, and the service is still recovering. The company says that about 40% of the affected clients have gotten their websites back already. ...
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Study Correlates Healthcare Ransomware Attacks with a Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks

A university study deduces that ransomware kills hospital patients due to service disruption and delays. On average, patients will receive care 2.7 minutes later during cyber-attack remediation periods. More studies like...
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Nemty Ransomware Now Delivered Through the Trik Botnet

Nemty is entering its next phase, being distributed more aggressively through the Trik botnet. The ransomware is actively developed and improved in all areas, although it remains behind Sodinokibi. Trik is...
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Johannesburg City Council Network Down Following a Cyber-Attack

Johannesburg was attacked by ransomware actors again, and this time the target was the city council. The actors managed to bring all systems down and reportedly asked for a ransom payment in...
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B2B Payments Company ‘BillTrust’ Falls Victim of Ransomware Attack

BillTrust is still struggling to get back on its feet after a ransomware attack. The firm hasn’t revealed the details of the incident, but unconfirmed sources involve BitPaymer. The services of...
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Emsisoft Releases Decryption Tool for Most Variants of the STOP Ransomware

Emsisoft provides a way out to 70% of STOP ransomware victims by releasing a universal decryptor. STOP has claimed 460k victims who were going after a free game or pro-grade software tool....
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Ransomware Actors Exploiting iTunes and iCloud Zero Day on Windows

Researchers have discovered a blunder in Bonjour’s coding, which introduces a well-documented flaw. A capable group of malicious actors have found it and have been exploiting it since August this year. Apple...
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U.S. Senate Proposes Legislation to Protect Public Entities from Ransomware

The U.S. Senate wants to enable the DHS to form expert IT teams that will help organizations with ransomware. The teams will provide technical support, advice, incident response, and data retrieval services....
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Three New Ransomware Decryptors Are Up for Grabs

Kaspersky managed to unlock FortuneCrypt and Yatron, adding two new decryptors on their RakhniDecryptor tool. Emsisoft has released a free decryptor for the WannaCryFake ransomware. The best way to stay unaffected...

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