All posts tagged "ransomware"
“Ransomware Killed My Baby”: Lawsuit Raises Issue Of CyberSecurity-Breach Disclosure LiabilityOctober 27, 2021
A hospital suffering through a ransomware attack failed to provide proper care for an expectant mother...
Ransomware Hits Maine Sewage Treatment Plants, Sounding The Alarm About Dangerous CyberSecurity Risks At America’s Many Small Critical Infrastructure ProvidersAugust 16, 2021
Two recent ransomware attacks successfully breached computers at wastewater management plants in the US State of...
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How The FBI Seized Bitcoin from Colonial Pipeline Hackers – Does Law Enforcement Have More Control Over Cryptocurrencies Than People Believe?June 9, 2021
According to the FBI, it has successfully seized most of the Bitcoin ransom paid by Colonial...
The Only Thing Surprising About The Crippling Ransomware Attack On A Major US Fuel Pipeline Is That Anyone Is Surprised That The Attack SucceededMay 12, 2021
Colonial Pipeline, which operates a 5,500-mile system that transports nearly 45% of the fuel consumed on...
US Government Threatens To Punish Anyone Who Pays Ransomware Ransoms, Or Even Negotiates With, Sanctioned HackersOctober 5, 2020
Any person, business, or organization that pays a ransomware ransom, or that helps others negotiate and...
By Paying $600,000 Ransomware Demand Florida City Exposes All American Towns To DangerJune 23, 2019
The city of Riviera Beach, Florida, last week agreed to pay hackers $600,000 to regain control...
Medical Testing Giant LabCorp Hit by Ransomware Attack, Raising Questions About Information-Security PracticesJuly 20, 2018
LabCorp, one of the largest medical-testing laboratories in the United States, had many of its computer...
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