[SecurityWeek] FBI: Ransomware Attacks Exploit Financial Business Events

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) this week issued an industry-wide notification to raise awareness about ransomware operators leveraging information on mergers, acquisitions and stock valuations to launch extortion attacks on businesses.

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[HackerNews] Researchers Uncover Hacker-for-Hire Group That’s Active Since 2015

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[ESET] Ransomware runs rampant, so how can you combat this threat?

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