Cyber News Rundown: Radiohead Hit by Ransomware Hack

Radiohead Refuses Ransom, Releases Stolen Tracks The band Radiohead recently fell victim to a hack in which 18 hours of previously unreleased sessions were ransomed for $150,000. Rather than pay the ludicrous fee, the band instead opted to release the tracks through Bandcamp for a donation to charity. The unreleased sessions were stored as archived […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/06/14/cyber-news-rundown-radiohead-hit-by-ransomware-hack

Weather Channel, Shopify, & SAC – Hack Naked News #221

    In the news, the Weather Channel Knocked Off-Air in Dangerous Precedent, Bad bots now make up 20 percent of web traffic, Internet Explorer zero-day lets hackers steal files from Windows PCs, Two-Year-Old DNS Hijacking Campaign Targeted 40 Firms Globally, Ransomware ravages municipalities nationwide this week, A flaw in Shopify API flaw exposed revenue […]
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Cyber News Rundown: Dharma Diversion

Reading Time: ~2 min.Dharma Ransomware Employs Diversion Tactics Researchers recently discovered a new ransomware variant that displays an ESET AV removal screen once launched in order to divert the a victim’s attention from the silent encryption taking place. Initially dropped by an email spam campaign, the payload comes as a password protected zip archive, with the password made […]
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Link: https://www.webroot.com/blog/2019/05/10/cyber-news-rundown-dharma-diversion