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RANSOMWARE NEWS

Biden weighs a response to ransomware attacks

July 08, 2021 11:25 am

Attacks using ransomware, a form of malware that encrypts data until the victim pays, have grown increasingly disruptive and costly.

Major ransomware attack against US tech provider forces Swedish store closures

July 04, 2021 8:07 am

Defence Minister Peter Hultqvist told Swedish television the attack was "very dangerous" and showed how business and state agencies needed to improve their preparedness.

‘Ransomware attack’ on surveillance firm, hackers demand Rs 2.19 crore for release of confidential data

May 31, 2021 1:06 am

Police said the company's confidential surveillance data, which was in their computer system, had been hacked and encrypted, and that the hackers were demanding Rs 2.19 crore for its release.

India most hit by ransomware attacks in 2021: Check Point Research

May 18, 2021 7:27 pm

A new report suggests that organisations in India are hit by an average of 213 ransomware attacks each week. Read on to know more.

Apple targeted in ransomware attack; asked to pay $50 million

April 22, 2021 6:57 pm

The new ransomware attack on Apple involves designs of a number of Apple products, some of which the company is yet to launch.

57 per cent India companies suffered downtime in 2020 due to data loss, ransomware remains a big threat: Acronis survey

April 08, 2021 12:43 pm

The survey by Acronis also showed that investing in more solutions does not necessarily lead to better cyber protection. Further, ransomware continues to rise as a threat.

Pimpri-Chinchwad Smart City project faces ransomware attack

March 10, 2021 10:37 pm

The attack took place on February 26 and a criminal offence regarding this was registered at Nigdi police station on March 9 by Mahendra Laxminarayan Lathi (55), who is a manager at Tech Mahindra, which manages the project that involves finding technological solutions for city network, smart traffic, parking, environment, CCTV surveillance, data center and disaster recovery center, among others.

India second in list of countries facing cyberattacks in Asia-Pacific in 2020: IBM Security Report

February 25, 2021 8:45 am

Globally, Europe was the most affected continent with over 31 per cent attacks accounted for, majorly ransomware attacks.

Cyberpunk 2077 maker CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack, but it won't pay attackers

February 10, 2021 3:05 pm

While the attackers have demanded a ransom for safe return of the captured data, CD Projekt will not be giving in to demands. The developer is currently investigating the attack further.

COVID-19 impact: Ransomware attacks increase worldwide, shows CrowdStrike survey

November 19, 2020 7:47 pm

The survey included a total of 2,200 respondents from countries around the world including India, US, UK, France, Germany, Singapore, Australia and others.