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US set to sanction crypto wallets and exchanges in ransomware crackdown

The Biden Administration is expected to begin issuing sanctions against crypto exchanges, wallets and traders used by ransomware groups to crackdown on cyberattacks.

REvil ransomware group returns following short period offline

The REvil ransomware gang – also known as Sodinokibi – has fully returned following a period in the darkness since July this year.

What makes the perfect ransomware victim?

A recent report by cybersecurity company Kela has revealed findings on what the ideal victim looks like to the ransomware gangs of today.

Cybercrime cases soared 125% in the first half of 2021, Accenture...

A half-year report by Accenture’s cyber investigations, forensics, and response team has discovered cases of cybercrime climbed by triple digits in H1 2021.

FBI finds cybercrime group has targeted US firms since November last...

The FBI has discovered that the OnePercent ransomware gang has been actively targeting US organisations since November 2020 as a ransomware affiliate.

Web application attacks on financial services see sharp incline in H1...

A study by cybersecurity firm Imperva Research Labs has found web applications attacks on the financial services industry hiked 38% between January and May 2021.

Significant cyberattack shuts down Covid-19 vaccine portal in Lazio

The operations of a Lazio-based Covid-19 vaccination registration system have been brought to a standstill after a cyberattack shut down its system.

Ransomware attacks climb dramatically in first half of 2021

A mid-year report by internet security company SonicWall has found the number of ransomware attacks in H1 2021 has already outperformed the entire year of 2020.

Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme

Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.

US introduces ransomware safety site, offers incentives for hacker tips

The US government has unveiled a new website designed to provide businesses with greater knowledge of the threat posed by ransomware to their companies.

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