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‘Sorry, I’ve forgotten my decryption password’ is contempt of court, pal...

Claiming you can't remember your passphrase to unlock data is willful defiance The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals today upheld a lower court...

PetrWrap: the new Petya-based ransomware used in targeted attacks

This year we found a new family of ransomware used in targeted attacks against organizations.After penetrating an organization’s network the threat actors used the...

DRM in HTML5 is a victory for the open Web, not...

(credit: Bart Maguire) The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the industry body that oversees development of many Web-related technologies, is again considering the...

Free decryption tools now available for Dharma ransomware

Computer users who have been affected by the Dharma ransomware and have held onto their encrypted files can now restore them for free. Researchers...

Keys for Dharma Ransomware Released

Decryption keys for the Dharma strain of ransomware have been released.

Would killing Bitcoin end ransomware?

Ransomware is running rampant.The SonicWall GRID Threat Network detected an increase from 3.8 million ransomware attacks in 2015 to 638 million in 2016.According to...

What could happen if you refuse to unlock your phone at...

Enlarge (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) In recent days, there have been numerous media reports of a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory employee and American...

Linux encryption app Cryptkeeper has universal password: ‘p’

And that should be the end of that, shouldn't it? Popular Linux encryption app Cryptkeeper contains a single-letter universal decryption password: 'p'.…

You’re taking the p… Linux encryption app Cryptkeeper has universal password:...

Give 'p's a chance... no? Linux encryption app Cryptkeeper has a bug that causes it to use a single-letter universal decryption password: "p".…

6 Free Ransomware Decryption Tools

The No More Ransom group has been working to get free decryptor tools into the hands of security professionals and the general public. ...

TrustPort Internet Security Sphere (2017)

I try my best to review the latest security suite and antivirus releases from all the security companies, but occasionally I miss one. The...

Satan enters roll-your-own ransomware game

Code named for Prince of Darkness offers commissions for spreading evil Satan is infecting computers, encrypting files and demanding ransoms. No, we're not talking about the...