Organized groups are using distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks as a way to threaten companies and carry out cyber extortion.
A cybercriminal going by the name DetoxRansome claims to have stolen user credentials from Bitdefender and is now holding the information for ransom.
Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks can vex organizations in a number of ways. Learn how to secure your networks and respond appropriately.
A new type of ransomware called Kofer poses a severe threat to Internet users on a global scale, but it's just the tip of the malware iceberg.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has generated revenue from each territory it conquers through methods such as donations, extortion and ransoms.
Today, cyber criminals are applying ancient approaches to modern technologies by using ransomware and cyber extortion to demand money from victims.