The DOJ elevated the priority of ransomware attacks, comparing them to terrorism and directing U.S. Attorneys to coordinate investigations through the ransomware task force.
After seeing substantial portions of the energy and meat production supply chain kept from the market for days due to ransomware attacks, the US government is calling on private organizations to shore up their cybersecurity.
FBI warned of increased Conti ransomware attacks against the healthcare system and first responder networks At least 16 organizations were targeted.
A new report from cybersecurity firm Sophos indicates that ransomware recovery costs have shot up in the past year, with the average case approaching $2 million in total expenses.
2020 saw a spike in healthcare data breaches. A new report from cybersecurity firm Tenable finds that this spike can be overwhelmingly attributed to ransomware attacks.
Group-IB provides a deep analysis of 2020's ransomware trends, finding that ransomware attacks have now become the most lucrative area of cyber crime.