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Fully Booked hotel & ski-resort pays bitcoin to regain control

Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered wit...

Cerber Ransomware – Business Model for Extortion

Cerber ransomware earned close to $200,000 in July alone, despite a payment rate of 0.3 percent (not even 1 percent!), due to its affiliate distribution model, according to Check Point Software technologies Ltd...

Kansas Heart Hospital- Paying the ransom still wasn’t enough

The Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, recently found themselves at the mercy of a ransomware nightmare. Seeing as the demands were not unattainable or extremely high, the hospital decided to simply pay the Bitc...