The first known ransomware attack happened in 1989 and used floppy disks to encrypt data. But hackers still are using the popular malware to this day.
Another ransomware attack hit Baltimore's 911 dispatch system over the weekend, prompting a roughly 17-hour shutdown of automated…
The Atlanta ransomware attack wasn't rare, but it reveals a common thread about how hackers try to extort money from major U.S. cities.
According to local media, the attack is still affecting several city departments, including Atlanta's Municipal Court.
In a new study, computer scientists allowed themselves to be hacked so they could trace how their ransom payments traveled around the world.
A week after the Colorado Department of Transportation was hit with a ransomware attack that they were still recovering from, the agency was…
An affidavit says they accessed 123 out of 187 outdoor surveillance cameras as part of a suspected ransomware extortion scheme.
Ransomware, malware or denial of service attacks were linked to most breaches. Researchers say the incidents may cost the industry billions.
Since starting in Europe, the cyberattack has spread to over 2000 computer systems internationally.
Ransomware doesn’t only target desktop and laptop computers, but some cell phones as well, according to internet security experts.
Some experts believe the attack could be linked to the Lazarus group, which has been tied to the North Korean government.
Several businesses from around the world have fallen victim to a "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries.