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The city of Florida is reportedly dismissing the IT director after being forced to conduct a $ 460 ransomware attack

A city in Florida reportedly fired one of its top tech employees after officials were forced to pay $ 460,000 in ransom to the hackers behind a cyber attack involving servers, phones, and e -Mail accounts have been disabled. Brian Hawkins, Director of Lake City According to WCJB, work on information technology was discontinued on Monday, about three weeks after …

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Ransomware attacks in US cities use a stolen NSA tool

Microsoft has released fixes for the affected version of Windows after the NSA uncovered the long-running vulnerability. However, these attacks are often successful because local authorities are more reluctant to upgrade. Not only do cities use a mix of software and configurations that make upgrading difficult, but they may also be reluctant to patch or update their software due to …

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Crippling ransomware attacks on US cities are increasing

The company has compiled all known cases of local government ransomware infections, a type of cyberattack that encrypts a computer's files, with the attacker demanding payment – usually in Bitcoin – for a key to unlock them. The federal government and the FBI are not tracking the attacks nationwide. So far, there were 22 known public sector attacks in 2019 …

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Zero-day attackers deliver a double dose of ransomware – no click required

Attackers have actively exploited a critical zero-day vulnerability on the widely-used Oracle WebLogic server to install ransomware without end-users or researchers who are Cisco researchers having to do so, Talos said Tuesday. The susceptibility and working exploit code was first publicized in the National Vulnerability Database of China two weeks ago, researchers from security education group SANS ISC report. The …

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A ransomware attack brought the weather channel out of the air

The weather channel was hit by a ransomware attack on Thursday that briefly removed a live TV program from television, according to a Wall Street Journal report . The attack occurred in bad weather in the southeastern US and knocked out the cable channel for more than an hour. The FBI told the Journal that an attack on ransomware is …

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"Heavy" ransomware attacks make the big aluminum producer hard

Enlarge / On a window of the headquarters of Norsk Hydro in Norway on March 19, 2019 ] Getty Images One of the largest aluminum producers in the world was hit by a heavy ransomware attack which stopped its global network, stopped or disrupted assets and caused IT staff to restore normal operations. Norsk Hydro Norway said the malware first …

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Where did all the ransomware go? Cybercriminals prefer cryptojacking

In the world of digital theft, a business model fulcrum is apparently underway. Over the past year, cybercriminals have shifted their focus from ransomware attacks to so-called cryptojacking. This is the finding of a new threat report released this week by IBM: The instances of the former money-making system fell by 45% in 2018, while the occurrence of the latter …

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PUBG Ransomware locks your files until you & # 39; PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds & # 39; play

PUBG Ransomware locks users' files and folders on their desktop. However, the Ransomware does not ask for cash to decrypt the files, as it instead asks for a "PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds" game. [ PUBG Corp. | Steam ) A weird new ransomware blocks users' files until they play a game of PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds the massively popular multiplayer shooter that uses the …

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There is a ransomware that politely asks to play PUBG

That sounds like a bad April Fool's joke. A ransomware that encrypts and decrypts your files only when you play PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds? No, it's real. It is very, very real. And very confusing. Originally discovered by MalwareHunterTeam this non-malicious software encrypts files and folders on a computer desktop and displays the following message: PUBG Ransomware Your files, images, music, documents …

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