Ramsomware Blog

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

Chinese shipping giant COSCO suffered a suspected ransomware attack on Tuesday, July 24, causing a breakdown of its networks and systems in its North American Operations and slowing electronic communications.

Security researchers have discovered a new piece of malware that infects victims systems with either a cryptocurrency miner or ransomware, depending on which scheme is more profitable for the attackers.

According to the latest FBI 2017 Internet Crime report, losses of cybercrime victims exceeded $1.4 billion in 2017. 

The City of Atlanta is still scrambling to get operations back up and running business as usual after its computer network was hit by a major ransomware attack almost one month ago.

Aerospace giant Boeing was hit Wednesday by the notoriously known WannaCry ransomware, resulting in an alarming alert calling for “all hands on deck” to contain the virus.

The City of Atlanta’s computer network is still suffering after a ransomware attack hit the city earlier this morning.  

New research from McAfee Labs Threat Report claims the volume of cyber threats found every second doubled between Q3 and Q4 2017, proving cybercriminals have no intention of slowing down anytime soon.

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.

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