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US hospital pays $55,000 to hackers after ransomware attack | ZDNet | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love Hancock Health has paid hackers $55,000 to unlock systems following a ransomware infection. More security news The hospital, based in Greenfield, Indiana, revealed that a successful ransomware attack on Thursday held the hospital’s IT systems hostage, demanding a ransom payment in Bitcoin…

Russia-linked hackers targeting US Senate | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love Russian hackers from the group known as “Fancy Bear” are targeting the U.S. Senate with a new espionage campaign, according to cybersecurity firm Trend Micro. The Tokyo-based cybersecurity group tells The Hill that it has discovered a chain of suspicious-looking websites set up…

Cybersecurity firm: US Senate in Russian hackers’ crosshairs | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm said in a report Friday. The revelation suggests the group often nicknamed…

Hackers target Winter Olympics with new custom-built fileless malware | ZDNet | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love Video: Which days of the week are worse for security threats? Hackers are targeting the upcoming Winter Olympics with a phishing and malware campaign directed at the organisations that provide infrastructure and other support for the Games. The campaign targets a number…

Hackers target Winter Olympics with new custom-built fileless malware | ZDNet | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love Video: Which days of the week are worse for security threats? Hackers are targeting the upcoming Winter Olympics with a phishing and malware campaign directed at the organisations that provide infrastructure and other support for the Games. The campaign targets a number…

Iranian hackers risk targeting ‘inadequately guarded’ U.S. infrastructure: Report | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love Iranian hackers are poised to pursue targets including U.S. infrastructure if and when tensions worsen between Washington and Tehran, experts warn in a new report. “The United States is reliant on an inadequately guarded cyberspace and should anticipate that future conflicts, online…

Should I Change My Spotify Password? Cracker Hacking Tool Compromising Thousands Of Accounts | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love A security researcher has discovered a hacking tool that groups of hackers are using to compromise Spotify accounts, International Business Times has learned. The discovery of the tool, made by Collective Labs CEO Ryan Jackson, coincides with a recent increase in reports…

North Korean hackers hijack computers to mine cryptocurrencies – Tech News | The Star Online | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love North Korean hackers are hijacking computers to mine cryptocurrencies as the regime in Pyongyang widens its hunt for cash under tougher international sanctions.  A hacking unit called Andariel seized a server at a South Korean company in the summer of 2017 and…

Russia’s Globex bank says hackers targeted its SWIFT computers | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love MOSCOW/TORONTO (Reuters) – Hackers tried to steal 55 million rubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the bank said on Thursday, the latest in a string of attempted cyber heists that use fraudulent wire-transfer requests….

Russia’s Globex bank says hackers tried to steal 55 million roubles fr | NETWORKFIGHTS.COM

Spread the love MOSCOW (Reuters) – Hackers tried to steal 55 million roubles ($940,000) from Russian state bank Globex using the SWIFT international payments messaging system, the bank said on Thursday. Valery Ovsyannikov, the bank’s president, told Reuters via the press service that the attempted…

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