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

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.

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.

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