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postheadericon Shipping giant refuses to pay hackers ransom after data stolen

Clarksons, the global shipping firm, has turned the tables on criminal hackers who attempted to extort a ransom payment after stealing confidential information from the company’s network.

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postheadericon Game of Thrones stars’ personal phone numbers leaked, as HBO hackers attempt to extort ransom

A leaked document appears to contain the personal telephone numbers and email addresses for actors such as Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey and Emilia Clarke.

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postheadericon Hacker holds Netflix to ransom over ‘Orange is the New Black’

A hacker claims to have released the new series of the hit prison TV show “Orange is the New Black” onto the internet, after Netflix failed to agree to pay an undisclosed ransom.

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postheadericon KillDisk now targeting Linux: Demands $250K ransom, but can’t decrypt

ESET has discovered a Linux variant of the KillDisk component that renders Linux machines unbootable, while encrypting files and requesting a large ransom at the same time.

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postheadericon ESET Trends for 2017: Holding security ransom

ESET’s Trends for 2017: Security Held Ransom report includes a review of the most important events of last year and outlines trends in cybercriminal activity and cyberthreats for 2017.

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postheadericon TalkTalk ‘receives ransom demand’ for cyberattack

TalkTalk’s chief executive has confirmed that she has received a ransom demand from an individual or group claiming responsibility for the cyberattack.

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