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(Reuters) - Hackers who defaced and interrupted access to numerous Ukrainian government websites https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/exclusive-hackers-likely-used-software-administration-rights-third-party-hit-2022-01-14 on Friday could be setting the stage for more serious cyberattacks that would disrupt the lives of ordinary Ukrainians, experts said.
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia has dismantled ransomware crime group REvil at the request of the United States in an operation in which it detained and charged the group's members, the FSB domestic intelligence service said on Friday.
The average ransom paid by an organisation in the first half of 2021 was US$570,000 (RM2.3mil) — an 82% increase from the year before.
With cryptocurrency becoming increasingly popular, scammers will find new ways to steal from consumers.
In the months since US President Joe Biden warned Russia’s Vladimir Putin that he needed to crack down on ransomware gangs in his country, there hasn’t been a massive attack like the one last May that resulted in gasoline shortages. But that’s small comfort to Ken Trzaska.
The number of crime cases involving cryptocurrency has been rising steadily every year. Worryingly, the amount of losses by victims has swelled by over three-fold since 2019, according to data from Bukit Aman.
Security pros say it’s one of the worst computer vulnerabilities they’ve ever seen. They say state-backed Chinese and Iranian hackers and rogue cryptocurrency miners have already seized on it.
MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/Asia News Network) The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) on Sunday (Dec 12) moved to allay public fears triggered by mounting complaints on social media of several bank accounts reportedly being hacked and funds being transferred to the cybercriminals’ fictitious accounts in another bank.
Global ransomware attacks increased by 151% in the first half of 2021 compared with 2020 and hackers are set to become increasingly aggressive, Canada’s signals intelligence agency said on Monday.