UCSF Medical School Officials Pay Hackers $1.14 Million Ransom To Recover Stolen DataHackers who attacked computer servers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine were paid a ransom of more than $1 million so researchers could regain access to data that had been maliciously encrypted by malware, according to university officials.
Cyber Attack Snarls CoCo County Library SystemIt may take several days to recover from a ransomware attack that has shuttered the online network linking all branches Contra Costa County Library branches and the Martinez administrative offices
Surfer Works From Bedroom To Beat Worldwide WannaCry CyberattackAs a vast "ransomware" attack raced from computer to computer, infecting tens of thousands around the world, a young tech expert worked from his bedroom in England to bring the rampage to a halt.
Experts See Possible North Korea Links To Global CyberattackCybersecurity experts are pointing to circumstantial evidence that North Korea may be behind the global "ransomware" attack.
Log In, Look Out: Cyber Chaos May Grow At Workweek's StartEmployees booting up computers at work Monday could see red as they discover they're victims of a global "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear.
Fears Next Global Cyberattack Could Hit Infrastructure, Nuclear Plants, RailwaysA cybersecurity expert says the biggest cyberextortion attack in history is going to be dwarfed by the next big ransomware attack.
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."