Researchers at Endgame have found new versions of TeslaCrypt in the past few weeks that target a host of new and unusual file extensions, and deploy new obfuscation and evasion techniques.
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Researcher Patrick Wardle has developed a utility called RansomWhere? that he released today that he says does generic ransomware detection on OS X.
BlackBerry’s CEO defended the actions it took to provide Canadian law enforcement with what it needed to decrypt communications between devices.
Apple and the FBI vow to work together to find compromise solution in encryption debate.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the news of the week, including the Badlock bust, encryption legislation, and cryptoworm ransomware. Mike also discusses last week’s Infiltrate Con.
While civil liberties advocates celebrate the defeat of California bill AB 1681, they caution that the fight to protect encryption from government regulation is not over.
WordPress announced that all custom domains hosted on WordPress.com will have HTTPS turned on for free.
New life has been injected into the BREACH crypto attacks by researchers who have discovered how to bypass existing mitigations.
The United States and Canada issued a joint advisory on the threat posed by crypto-ransomware.
Hackers are escalating recent attacks against hospitals with new stains of server-side ransomware whose most recent variants are dubbed SamSam and Maktub.