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AT&T to spin off WarnerMedia, basically admitting giant merger was a mistake
by Jon Brodkin on 17. May 2021 at 16:53
WarnerMedia and Discovery to merge, and standalone AT&T will focus on broadband.
Colonial Pipeline paid a $5 million ransom—and kept a vicious cycle turning
by WIRED on 15. May 2021 at 10:00
Stopping payments would go a long way to stopping ransomware.
Pipeline attacker DarkSide suddenly goes dark—here’s what we know
by Dan Goodin on 14. May 2021 at 21:25
The closure may mean the group is ceasing or altering ops—or pulling an exit scam.
Ireland’s health care system taken down after ransomware attack
by Eric Bangeman on 14. May 2021 at 16:17
Doctors left unable to access patient records after “very sophisticated” attack.
Biden signs executive order to strengthen US cybersecurity
by Financial Times on 13. May 2021 at 15:31
Move comes after high-profile hacks, including attack on crucial fuel pipeline.
Colonial Pipeline resumes operations after ransomware prompted closure
by Dan Goodin on 13. May 2021 at 0:21
Closure led to panic-buying, price hikes, and other disruptions in East Coast states.
Ransomware crooks post cops’ psych evaluations after talks with DC police stall
by Dan Goodin on 11. May 2021 at 21:07
Babuk demands $4 million, Metropolitan Police Department offers $100,000.