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US Department of Justice recovers most of Colonial Pipeline ransom payment

The US Department of Justice (D.O.J) has revealed it has recovered the majority of the $4.4m ransom payment paid by Colonial Pipeline to the DarkSide ransomware variant.

How can we remain cybersecure in the age of mass online...

As the number of people using services online has ballooned over the last year due to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the threat posed by cybercriminals around the world has grown even stronger. How can companies and governments alike deal with this coming storm?

Cybercriminal forum offers $100k prize for stealing cryptocurrency assets

A Russian-speaking cybercriminal forum has hosted a contest for cybercriminals to provide methods for targeting cryptocurrency-related technology.

Sweden temporarily closes infectious diseases database due to hack attempts

The Swedish Public Health Agency temporarily closed down the country’s infectious diseases database SmiNet following several hacking attempts.

US confirms JBS Foods ransomware cyberattack likely Russia-linked

The US has confirmed that the cyberattack on food processing company JBS Foods was a ransomware attack likely coordinated by a Russian group.

Interpol diverts $83m of online fraud from cybercriminals

Interpol claims it has intercepted $83m belonging to victims of online financial crime from being transferred into the accounts of their hackers.

Belgian Interior Ministry reveals two-year long cyberattack of its network

Belgium’s Federal Public Service (FPS) Interior has claimed it has suffered a ‘complex, sophisticated and targeted cyberattack’ to its IT system.

ComplyAdvantage boosts market consolidation with $70m Series C

Financial crime detection firm ComplyAdvantage has secured $20m from Goldman Sachs Growth Equity through an extended Series C round.

FBI report finds staggering cybercrime complaint increase over 2020-2021

A report by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has found cybercrime complaints hiked by 100% over a 14-month period.

DarkSide ransomware shuts down on back of US pressure, lost server...

The DarkSide ransomware variant that was responsible for bringing operations at a US pipeline to a standstill last week has allegedly shut down.

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