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Another Windows ransomware group, BlackMatter, appears to have shut down operations, according to a message sent out by the people behind the group.

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GUEST OPINION by Tilly Travers, Sophos: Even the most carefully planned ransomware attacks don’t always go according to plan.

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New York-based global minerals-based company Minerals Technologies appears to have been attacked by cyber criminals using the Egregor ransomware that runs only on Microsoft's Windows operating system.

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Global cyber security vendor Sophos has launched a service known as Sophos Rapid Response, which it claims is an industry-first, fixed-fee, remote incident response service that can find and neutralise active cyber attacks right through the 45 days of the service.

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The news that the Windows Maze ransomware operators are shutting shop should not be a cause for celebration for anyone, the global security firm Sophos has cautioned.

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Ransomware attacks are generally assumed to hit like a thief at night, often occurring on the weekends when security staff are thinking of anything but work.

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The infamous ransomware WannaCry, which burst on to the world stage in May 2017, is still very much alive and infecting Windows PCs, but a zipped portion appears to have gotten corrupted, preventing its encryption and ransom note creation components from working.

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