Ransomware payments may have greater implications than you thought – and not just for the company that gave in to the attackers’ demands

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A new paper explains how ransomware has become one of the top cyberthreats of the day and how your organization can avoid becoming the next victim

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Lessons to learn from the Kaseya cyberincident to protect your business’ data when doing business with a MSP.

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Caught between a rock and a hard place, many ransomware victims cave in to extortion demands. Here’s what might change the calculus.

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Companies facilitating ransomware payments run the risk of facing stern penalties for violating US regulations

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There is no evidence that cybercriminals were also able to steal customer data

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Why are SMBs a target for ransomware-wielding gangs and what can they do to protect themselves against cyber-extortion?

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Telecom Argentina says it has contained the attack and regained access to its systems without paying up

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WannaCryptor is still alive and kicking, so much so that it sits atop the list of the most commonly detected ransomware families

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FBI warns of new North Korea malware attacks

You may remember four years ago, there was a malware attack on Sony Pictures. That attack led to leaks of unreleased films, publications of executive salaries and passcodes.

And last year, there was the massive attack of ransomware called “WannaCry.” The WannaCry campaign has claimed 200,000 victims across 150 countries worldwide, targeting private companies and public organizations and has actually endangered the lives of people.

Now, the group that was behind those attacks is allegedly responsible for another high-profile attack.

The Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are now reporting findings (again) of malicious malware, who they believe, come from communist North Korea.

Who are they?

These hackers from North Korea are not necessarily new news to the United States. The U.S. has been tracking this particular group of hackers since 2009.

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