(WASHINGTON) -- Howard University canceled classes on Tuesday after it was hit with a ransomware attack, the Washington, D.C., the school said in a statement. The HBCU said it has been working to fully address the incident and restore operations "but please consider that remediation, after an... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- In a nearly one-hour call, President Joe Biden discussed ransomware attacks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, saying afterward he was "optimistic" about communications between the two countries going forward. The discussion, their first since meeting in Switzerland last month for a major summit,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden is slated to meet with national security and government leaders Wednesday to discuss the latest ransomware threat that happened over the holiday weekend. Kaseya, an information technology and management solutions company, said 50 of its 35,000 clients were affected by... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said those who carry out ransomware attacks against hospitals and other critical infrastructure entities have no conscience, and are making a profit the wrong way. "We're talking about criminals who want to make money illegally or who want... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The head of Colonial Pipeline faced tough questions from lawmakers Tuesday about the ransomware attack on his company that caused a major disruption in the nation's fuel supply and a run on gas stations along the East Coast. Colonial CEO Joseph Blount's testimony... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- What often begins as an employee clicking a seemingly innocuous link in their email can result in a crisis that brings multi-billion dollar businesses to their knees, stokes geopolitical tensions and has ripple effects throughout the global economy. A recent spate of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Biden administration on Wednesday signaled it's still placing the blame on Russia for a ransomware attack on meat-processing giant JBS, and is considering all options regarding how to respond amid a new spate of cyber threats emanating from the region. "We're... Read More.
(DUBLIN) -- Staff coming into work at several Dublin hospitals on Friday, May 14, found an unsettling sight: Throughout the building, every computer screen was dark. It was the result of the massive ransomware attack that crippled Ireland's health service's IT systems and that has... Read More.
(DUBLIN) -- Ireland’s health care system was hit by a major ransomware attack on Friday, forcing its health service to shut down its IT systems, which affected some hospitals. Ireland’s Health Service executive said it had taken many of its major IT systems offline as... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — Millions of Americans on Thursday were still feeling the effects of the ransomware attack that led to the shutdown of one of the biggest gas pipelines on the East Coast. While Colonial Pipeline said operations were starting to return to normal, at... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Personal information belonging to officers of the U.S. capital's primary law enforcement agency has been leaked on the dark web by a Russian-speaking ransomware gang, according to a source briefed on the investigation. The source told ABC News late Tuesday that the Metropolitan... Read More.