Ramsomware Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on Ransomware issues from industry experts New Net Technologies.

The US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand have joined forces with the UK by blaming Russia for the devastating NotPetya ransomware attack from last year.

A database on a third party computer server comprised of over 19.5 million Californians voter records was exposed to the public internet before being held for ransom by hackers.

The Trump administration publicly blamed North Korea for the recent WannaCry cyber-attack that infected over 300,000 computer in 150 countries.

Google Trends should reveal more about our thirst for knowledge and the hopes and fears of the world, but it actually turns out that the most asked ‘how to’ questions are actually far more fundamental to our basic daily existence than to pushing the philosophical envelope.

Research from Kaspersky Labs claims that the number of ransomware attacks targeting business users rose to 26%, with just over 4% targeting SMBs.

A study conducted by Spiceworks found over two-thirds of organizations are running unsupported versions of Microsoft Office software, exposing them to potential cyber-attacks.

The British government is joining the likes of tech giants like Microsoft in blaming North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware epidemic that impacted hundreds of thousands of victims globally, including a third of NHS trusts in England.

Security researchers unveiled a serious weakness dubbed KRACK (Key Reinstallation AttaCK), found in WPA2, the security standard which protects all modern Wi-Fi networks, and the consequences could be dire.

Another major crypto-ransomware campaign was spotted this week and has been found to have attacked over 20 million user inboxes.

NHS Lanarkshire suffered a second ransomware attack over the weekend, resulting in canceled operations and uncared for patients.

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