What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast

Threat Actors Demand $70 Million Ransom from W. VA School District

A school district in Morgan County, West Virginia was hit by a ransomware attack with $70 million demanded in return for their data.

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What the Hack Episode Two

What the Hack Episode Two: Christen’s Enemy with Benefits

Unemployment scams, biometric authentication, and more.
China hacking

The U.S. Finally Accuses China of Worldwide Hacking Attacks

Joining allies from around the world, including every member nation of NATO, the United States formally accused China of hacking Microsoft.
Who to follow in cybersecurity

Who to Follow in Cybersecurity: July 2021 Edition

It’s more important than ever to follow the most informed and up-to-date people in the world of infosec and cybersecurity. 
WTH Clown

NEW PODCAST: What the Hack with Adam Levin (and Friends)

What can evil clowns and roof lizards teach you about password security and malware protection?
Ransomware meat processor

The Dangers of Normalizing Ransomware

Ransomware poses a significant threat to our nation, and is a daily problem for businesses and organizations. Normalizing will make it worse.
REvil

REvil Ransomware Campaign Compromises Hundreds of Businesses

Hundreds of small to medium-sized companies were hit by a record-breaking ransomware campaign over the Fourth of July weekend.

Ransomware

REvil Ransomware Campaign Compromises Hundreds of Businesses

Hundreds of small to medium-sized companies were hit by a record-breaking ransomware campaign over the Fourth of July weekend.
cyber attack

2021’s Most Significant Cyberattacks (So Far)

Here's a breakdown of the most significant hacks—ransomware and otherwise—this year.
ransomware

UPDATED: Ransomware-as-a-Service Gets a Service That’s Legit

The lucrative nature of ransomware has spawned supporting companies and organizations -- on both sides of the law.
DOJ Colonial Pipeline

DOJ Recovers $2.3 Million From Colonial Pipeline Hackers

The DOJ has announced the recovery of over half of the ransom paid to the cybercriminals responsible for the Colonial Pipeline hack.
Exagrid

Anti-Ransomware Company Exagrid Pays $2.6 Million Ransom

A ransomware attack targeting anti-ransomware tech company ExaGrid is a teachable moment in the current cybersecurity crisis.
ransomware gang

Three Ways Ransomware Gangs Are Becoming More Sophisticated

As ransomware attacks becomes more lucrative, the gangs that power them are running increasingly sophisticated operations.
Colonial Piepline Hack

Colonial Pipeline Paid Hackers $5 Million Ransom

Colonial Pipeline paid $5 million in cryptocurrency to the ransomware group responsible for the May 7 cyberattack that disrupted fuel delivery to much of the Eastern Seaboard.

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