Ransomware demands are up more than 500%, the latest concern for insurers

Written by Jeff Stone Oct 15, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Ransomware attacks aren’t just becoming more frequent, they’re getting more expensive. Scammers demanded an average payment of $5.3 million from hacking…

Government cybersecurity commission calls for international cooperation, resilience and retaliation

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Real-time cyberattacks on a display at the 175th Cyberspace Operations Group of the Maryland Air National Guard. U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr., CC…

#DTX2021: Louis Theroux Discusses the Coalescence of Tech and Human Behavior

#DTX2021: Louis Theroux Discusses the Coalescence of Tech and Human Behavior Renowned documentarist Louis Theroux described the growing societal dangers posed by social media use during the keynote interview at…

Biden Administration Gathers 30 Countries for a Meeting on Cybercrime and Ransomware

In a statement released on Friday, U.S. President Joe Biden declared that this month the White House will convoke a 30-country meeting in order to try to jointly fight against cybercrime and…

Morrison’s $1.3 billion for more ‘cyber spies’ is an incremental response to a radical problem

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Greg Austin, UNSW The federal government has announced it will spend more than a billion dollars over the next ten years to boost Australia’s cyber defences.…