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Ransomware news and articles. Stay up to date with the latest cyber crime trends. Enjoy exciting stories of cybercriminals using online extortion. From hackers and organized crime to some nation state sponsored hackers. The Cyber Post brings you world wide cyber security news dedicated to ransomware.

In today’s digital age criminals are always lurking on the web. Whether it be phishing attacks or straight up digital extortion, many threats exist. But the cyber post is here to educate its readers. Learn from experts and cybersecuirty industry vets on how you can better protect your data. Enjoy reading on how thieves and hackers employ tricks to steal your personal information. So then you can use this information to better protect your own identity.

Elden Ring maker Bandai Namco hit by ransomware and data leaks

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We take a look at a major ransomware attack impacting video game giant Bandai Namco, laced with the potential threat of data leakage. It’s not been a great couple...

North Korean APT targets US healthcare sector with Maui ransomware

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CISA warns of an unusual ransomware. State-sponsored North Korean threat actors have been targeting the US Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) sector for the past year using the Maui...

AstraLocker 2.0 ransomware isn’t going to give you your files back

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Through malice or carelessness, AstraLocker breaks the "circle of trust". Reversing Labs reports that the latest verison of AstraLocker ransomware is engaged in a a so-called “smash and grab”...

Conti ransomware group’s pulse stops, but did it fake its own death?

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The leak site essential to the operation of Conti ransomware has disappeared, but everything may not be as it appears. The dark web leak site used by the notorious...

ALPHV squeezes victim with dedicated leak site for employees and customers

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ALPHV, also known as BlackCat, created a leak site on the regular web, betting it can squeeze money out of victims faster than a dark web site. Eyebrows were...

BlackBasta is the latest ransomware to target ESXi virtual machines on Linux

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BlackBasta, a newish ransomware group that is somehow linked to Conti, has a new Linux variant of its malware that targets VMware ESXi virtual machines. BlackBasta, an alleged subdivision...

Ransomware Task Force priorities see progress in first year

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The Ransomware Task Force's five priority recommendations, issued last year, have all seen encouraging progress from governments. This blog is part of our live coverage from RSA Conference 2022: US...

Ransomware attack turns 2022 into 1977 for Somerset County

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Somerset County in New Jersey has been sent back to 1977 after a ransomware attack shut down various historical record checks. 1977 was quite the year. Led Zeppelin! Jimmy...

Eerie GoodWill ransomware forces victims to publish videos of good deeds on social media

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GoodWill ransomware has victims do something other than pay a ransom to recover their files. Ransomware does what the name implies: holds your files or network to ransom. Pay...

Chicago students lose data to ransomware attackers

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A recent breach notification has revealed some 490,000+ students were impacted by a ransomware attack last December. Chicago Public Schools (CPS) disclosed on Friday that students may have had...
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