A study has found that most ransomware recovery services are actually just paying crypto ransoms to hackers.
The average payout for ransomware attacks rose dramatically in the first quarter of 2019 – largely due to one variant called Ryuk.
Online payments giant PayPal has been awarded a patent for a technique that could detect a type of crypto malware and mitigate its effects.
Cryptocurrency exchange WEX, formerly called BTC-e, may have been used to launder illicit gains from the SamSam ransomware, according to PwC.
The developers behind the CoinVault and BitCryptor ransomware were sentenced to 240 hours of community service in a Dutch court on Thursday.
Kaspersky Lab says crypto-mining malware is quickly replacing ransomware, warning that mobiles could be the next big target.
The EU is eyeing beefed-up penalties around crimes involving cryptocurrencies, such as ransomware, the European Commission said this week.
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