The United States’ justice department says it has seized 63.7 bitcoins, currently worth around $2.3m (€1.9m), which it claims is part of the 75-bitcoin ransom Colonial Pipeline paid when a cyber-attack knocked its pipeline out of action for several days in May.
IT specialists at Waikato district health board (DHB) in New Zealand are making good progress in restoring systems, according to CEO Kevin Snee. Meanwhile, global meat packer JBS says all of its plants are fully operational.
The National Cyber Security Centre in the United Kingdom last month put out an alert to schools, colleges and universities warning of a rise in ransomware attacks. But what is driving the attacks and how can educational establishments respond? GRC World Forums finds out.
The Harris Federation, which runs 50 schools in the United Kingdom has fallen victim to a ransomware attack, just days after the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) warned educational establishments of an increase in such incidents.