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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.

Ransom Disclosure Act would mandate ransomware payment reporting

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The Ransom Disclosure Act would require many companies, local governments, and non-profits to disclose whenever they pay a ransomware demand. In an effort to better understand and clamp...

Police take a piece out of a ransomware gang, but won’t say which one

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One of the world's ransomware groups appears to be a couple of members short today, but nobody's saying which one. One of the world’s ransomware groups appears to be...

3 security lessons from an MSP that survived the Kaseya VSA attack

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An Indiana-based MSP offers lessons in what needs to change following the Kaseya VSA ransomware attack. Jay Tipton, chief executive for the Managed Service Provider (MSP) Technology Specialists,...

Analysts “strongly believe” the Russian state colludes with ransomware gangs

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"We have the smoke, the smell of gunpowder and a bullet casing. But we do not have the gun to link the activity to the Kremlin." “We have the...

Ransomware turncoat leaks Conti data, lifts the lid on the ransomware business

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An individual involved with the Conti ransomware gang decided to leak how-to documents and software for affiliates. Last week, The Record broke the news that a self-described “pen tester”...

Kaseya VSA Zero Day Exploit Explained

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This article explains the pre-auth remote code execution exploit against Kaseya VSA Server that was used in the mass Revil ransomware attack on July 2nd, 2021. On July 5th, after...

BlackMatter, a new ransomware group, claims link to DarkSide, REvil

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BlackMatter is only one of a handful of new ransomware variants that started its operations not long ago. There’s a new ransomware gang in town—and, frankly, we’re not at...

CNA legal filings lift the curtain on a Phoenix CryptoLocker ransomware attack

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According to CNA, the attack started when an employee downloaded a fake browser from a legitimate website. Two months after fully restoring its systems, CNA Financial, the leading US...

This Chat is Being Recorded: Egregor Ransomware Negotiations Uncovered

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July 21, 2021 | By Chris Caridi co-authored by Allison Wikoff | 8 min read Ransomware attacks are topping the charts as the most common attack type to target organizations with a constant drumbeat of attacks impacting industries...

Is crypto’s criminal rollercoaster approaching a terminal dip?

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We look at whether the current environment will eventually become unsustainable for those wanting to exert others with ransomware. It’s a turbulent time in the cryptomining realm, especially for...
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