[ZDNet] This new ransomware encrypts your data and makes some nasty threats, too

Group behind new ransomware variant threaten to go beyond encrypting data in their attempts to force victims to pay up.

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[SecurityWeek] Critical Vulnerability Found in Sunhillo Aerial Surveillance Product

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In a major blow, the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday said it has recovered 63.7 bitcoins (currently valued at $2.3 million) paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware extortionists on May 8, pursuant to a seizure warrant that was authorized by the Northern District of California. The ransomware attack also hobbled the pipeline company’s fuel […]

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[SecurityWeek] GitHub Discloses Details of Easy-to-Exploit Linux Vulnerability

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