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    Inside the Ransomware Gangs That Extort HospitalsThey shut down patient care and put lives at risk. Would the pandemic finally slow them down?
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    Russian Cybercriminals Claim to Have Hacked the NRAMore trouble for the troubled guns-rights group.
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    What’s Driving the Surge in Ransomware Attacks?From gas to meat, hackers keep disrupting large sectors of the economy. Here’s why the attacks are getting easier and what’s being done to stop them.
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    When Ransomware Hackers Tried to Ruin Summer on Martha’s VineyardThe island’s main ferry service was thrown into chaos by a cyberattack. Could the long-awaited post-vaxx high season be saved?
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    What We Know About the Colonial Pipeline ShutdownThe pipeline is now flowing as of 5 p.m. on Wednesday, though the company says it will take several days for supply to return to normal.
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    Atlanta Government Services Have Been Crippled by a Cyberattack for DaysThe ransomware attack is asking for roughly $50,000 in bitcoin.
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    Petya Ransomware Cripples Ukrainian and Russian ComputersIt’s spreading and nobody knows who’s behind it.
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    This Ransomware Uses Pics of Sick Kids to Lure in VictimsAstoundingly immoral malware.
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    It’s So Easy to Infect Macs With Ransomware, You Could Do ItNo coding skills required.
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    WannaCry’s Victims Were Overwhelmingly Using Windows 7It’s not entirely XP’s fault.
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    Cybersecurity Experts Worry That Ransomware Crisis Could Get Worse on MondayWhile the original malware used in Friday’s worldwide attack was shut down, many computers are likely still vulnerable to new variants.
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    Why Today’s Ransomware Hack Is Such a Persistent ThreatIt’s tough to upgrade an entire computer network at once.
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    Hospitals Across England Paralyzed by Widespread HackDoctors have received notifications from the hackers that if they want to access their files, they’ll need to pay a ransom.
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    The Mac Gets Its First Piece of Ransomware“KeRanger” is the first documented piece of “ransomware” made for the Mac.