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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.

Funke Media Group suffers nationwide ransomware attack in Germany

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The German Funke Media Group has suffered a ransomware attack affecting several offices around the nation which is severely hindering the publisher's operations. On December 22, Germany’s third largest...

Threat profile: Egregor ransomware is making a name for itself

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The Egregror ransomware is quickly making a name for itself by victimizing big corporations. How does it work and what is its background? What is Egregor? Egregor ransomware is a...

Baltimore gets hit by ransomware again, the schools this time

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Baltimore County Public Schools have been paralyzed by a ransomware attack. The investigation is ongoing but meanwhile schools are closed. All Baltimore County Public Schools closed Wednesday after the...

RegretLocker, new ransomware, can encrypt Windows virtual hard disks

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Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new ransomware called RegretLocker that can quickly encrypt virtual had disks on Windows machines. Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new ransomware last month called RegretLocker...

Maze ransomware gang announces retirement

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On November 1, the cybercriminals behind Maze ransomware announced their retirement. Is this a reason to go all out and celebrate? We're afraid not. The threat actors behind Maze...

Hospital ransomware: Gangs are back to target healthcare

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With some countries and states heading back in to lockdown due to rising rates of COVID-19 infections, it seems horrible timing that hospital ransomware is back in the news....

Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for 2020

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By: Eric C Being ever-evolving as an attack tool, even the simplest form of ransomware can cost significant time and...

Chaos in a cup: When ransomware creeps into your smart coffee maker

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This International Coffee Day, we looked at coffee machines that helped bring down a network of systems. Who would've guessed? When the fledgling concept of the Internet of...

VideoBytes: Ransomware gets wasted!

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On today's VideoBytes, we look at how ransomware is on the rise, attacking corporations with malware that not only encrypts files, but also steals it. Hello dear readers, and...

The Week in Ransomware – October 9th 2020 – Giant ransoms

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Ransomware continues to run rampant this week, with well-known organizations getting hit with massive ransomware attacks. The biggest news this week is the Clop ransomware attack against Software AG, where...