Opinion | Biden’s Plans to Stop Ransomware Are Nowhere Near Enough Businesses attacked. Data stolen. Miles of pipeline shut down. The scourge of ransomware is worse than ever. General promises US 'surge' against foreign cyberattacksThe general who leads U.S. efforts to thwart foreign-based cyberattacks says he’s mounting a new “surge” to fight incursions that have at times debilitated government agencies and companies responsible for critical infrastructure Top FBI official says there is 'no indication' Russia has taken action against hackersFBI Deputy Director Paul Abbate said Tuesday there has been “no indication” that the Russian government has taken steps to stop the activities of cyber criminals engaging in ransomware attacks against U.S. 'Vaccine Minister Zahawi would have us fooled into thinking Covid's all over'Try telling that to the families of 649 people in England who died in one week in late August, says Paul Routledge Ransomware group that carried out major attacks reappears after brief absenceA Russian-speaking cybercriminal group responsible for a series of ransomware attacks on major US firms brought some of its infrastructure back online this week in a sign that it could be back in business, according to cybersecurity experts. Russia Influences Hackers but Stops Short of Directing Them, Report SaysThe arrangement allows the Russian government some plausible deniability for attacks, researchers found. Risk of ransomware attack rising fast across UK - Ben BaileyAcross Scotland public authorities, health services, academic institutions and private businesses are being targeted by hackers using ransomware as a way to extort money and data. This is the perfect ransomware victim, according to cybercriminals | ZDNetAn investigation into what ransomware groups want has painted the picture of the perfect target.