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23 towns in Texas were hit by possibly the largest-ever ransomware attack, in what could be the first coordinated cyberattack of its kind

The coordinated ransomware attack on 23 Texas towns was carried out by a "single threat actor," the Texas Department of Information Resources said.

A Florida city was forced to use pen and paper and pay a $500,000 ransom after hackers took control of its computers

Lake City's emergency services network was unaffected as it had extra security, but it's unclear if the city's main network had sufficient protection.

A Florida city paid a $600,000 bitcoin ransom to hackers who took over its computers — and it’s a massive alarm bell for the rest of the U...

Riviera Beach's city council voted to pay the money after an attack in May disrupted services, including its email network and 911 dispatch system.
The NSA is urging people and organizations still running older versions of the Windows operating system to download the fix.

A Windows bug is so bad that even the NSA is urging PC users to update

It affects older versions of the Windows operating system, and Microsoft says there are still nearly 1 million users out there without the fix.
The Weather Channel was kicked off air on Thursday morning.

The Weather Channel was briefly kicked off air after getting hit with a ransomware attack

The Weather Channel was knocked off air after a software attack infected its computer system.
Fans of YouTuber Philip DeFranco were scammed by someone impersonating the internet celebrity.

The 11 most sophisticated online scams right now that the average person falls for

Elaborate online scams are circulating the internet right now, from the front page of YouTube to right in your inbox.

Criminals could be secretly mining cryptocurrency on your computer, especially if you live in Asia Pacific: Microsoft study

Off-the-shelf products for covert mining are easily available, and they're putting computers at risk.

Atlanta has shut down courts and people there can’t pay their bills online because of a crippling cyberattack the mayor has called ‘a host...

A ransomware attack against Atlanta has forced the city to shut down municipal courts and has prevented residents from paying certain bills online.

Hackers are holding the city of Atlanta’s computer systems for ransom, causing massive outages — and anyone who has conducted business wit...

The outages affected internal applications and consumer-facing applications like the ones used to pay bills and access court documents.

The NHS has huge security issues and needs to ‘get their act together’ after the WannaCry attack

A government report has slammed the NHS after the devastating ransomware attack earlier in 2017.