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The world’s largest meat processor, JBS, is now revealing for the first time that it paid an $11 million ransom to the hackers who breached its computer system, temporarily shutting down U.S. plants and others around the world.Continue Reading
The U.S.A. recently faced a series of ransomware attacks and cyber attacks on critical infrastructure like the Colonial Pipeline, the city of Tulsa, and JBS, the worlds largest meat producer. Ransomware, a program that hackers use to hold digital information hostage, has become the top choice of malware for criminals.Continue Reading
Defensive Security is a weekly information security podcast which reviews recent high profile cyber security breaches, data breaches, malware infections and intrusions to identify lessons that we can learn and apply to the organisations we protect.Continue Reading
Ransomware cyber attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments.
A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took 22,000 computers offline at 170 different sites around the world.
Norsk Hydro refused to cave in to the cyber criminal’s demands for money and have spent £45m trying to restore their business to full strength.
The attack comes as evidence grows that hackers are getting paid off in secret by large organisations who want an easy way out.Continue Reading