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Travel Management Company CWT Pays $4.5M Bitcoin to Hackers

Ransomware hackers initially demanded $10 million to restore access to travel firm CWT’s computers and delete any stolen data. U.S.-based corporate travel firm CWT paid $4.5 million in a Bitcoin ransom to hackers who stole sensitive files from the company.According to a July 31 report from Reuters, representatives from CWT (formerly Carlson Wagonlit Travel) paid […]

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Ransomware Attack Kidnaps Austrian City

An ongoing ransomware attack targets the public services infrastructure of Weiz. Malware team, NetWalker, launched a ransomware attack against the Austrian village of Weiz. This attack affected the public service system and leaked some of the stolen data from building applications and inspections.According to the cybersecurity firm, Panda Security, hackers managed to penetrate the village’s […]

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Hackers Threaten to Release Legal Secrets of World’s Biggest Stars

A ransomware gang is threatening to release almost 1TB of private legal secrets from the world’s biggest music and movie stars. The private legal affairs of dozens of the world’s biggest music and movie stars — Lady Gaga, Elton John, Robert DeNiro, and Madonna among them —  are at risk of exposure following a ransomware […]