Scammers Trick Consumers Into Believing Their Computers Are InfectedAs ransomware attacks crippled computer systems in over 60 countries Friday, FTC and its state partners were urging Internet users to take measures to protect themselves online.
Massive Ransomware Attack Cripples Computer Networks In Over 60 CountriesA cyberattack that is forcing computer owners to pay hundreds of dollars in ransom to unlock their files has hit almost every corner of the world.
FedEx Computer System Suffering Malware AttackFedEx Corp. is confirming that it is suffering a malware attack.
Business Beware: What To Know About RansomwareIt's best for small business owners to believe that your own data is at risk, no matter how mundane it may seem.
'You Hacked,' Cyber Attackers Crash Muni Computer System Across SFCyber attackers crashed Muni's fare system across San Francisco, giving passengers free rides all day.
Authorities Warn Ransomware Now Top Cybercrime ThreatEuropean police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft.
Sausalito Woman Bilked $120,000 In Florida Computer ScamA Florida man was arrested Saturday in connection with a computer scam in which he allegedly stole over $100,000 from a Sausalito resident.
8 Ways To Protect Your Computer From Ransomware – Don’t Be A Hostage!Learn to spot ransomware and protect your computer before you become a victim. Here are a few tips to keep you from getting taken hostage.
Self-Spreading Ransomware Emerging As New Threat, Cisco Systems WarnsAn unusual strain of virus-like hacker software that exploits computer server vulnerabilities - without requiring human interaction - is a leading example of a new generation of "ransomware."
California Hospital Pays $17,000 To Hackers In 'Ransomware' AttackA large Los Angeles hospital chose to pay hackers who were holding its computer network hostage, a move its CEO said was in its best interest and the most efficient way to end the problem.
Tech Report: Symantec Issues Warning Against Ransomware ScamSoftware security company Symantec has issued a warning against an increasing cyber-threat. According to the company they’ve seen a dramatic jump in ransomware cases.