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# Ransom

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# darkside
US recovers over half of ransom paid to pipeline hackers
The cyberattack caused short-term fuel shortages and drew attention to the broader threat that of the burgeoning ransomware industry.
# Cyber Attack
HSE won't comment on ransom figure, as other departments take precautions after cyber attack
The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today.
Hackers have reportedly demanded millions of euro from the HSE, but the exact figure has not been confirmed
The Department of Health was impacted by the cyber attack on Friday, but has not been targeted by a fresh attack today
The HSE has said that the disruption will likely continue 'well into the coming week'
'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
# Cyber Attack
'Safe and steady' progress made as HSE attempts to regain control of IT system
Daily Covid-19 figures are not available as a result of the cyber attack.
The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues as normal, but daily case numbers are not available
Thousands more appointments could be cancelled next week
A ransom has been sought but will not be paid
HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
# Maynooth University
Maynooth University confirms it was victim of cyberattack in which ransom was paid to cybercriminal
NUIG in July also confirmed it was a victim of the widespread attack.
# Bitcoin
At least 3,226 user records compromised in Luas cyber attack
The records of those who had signed up for the Luas newsletter had been compromised, Transdev said this afternoon.
# emotional toll
'I played while my father was in the hands of bandits': Mikel reveals kidnap ordeal overshadowed Argentina clash
The Nigerian captain was told to call kidnappers hours before last Tuesday’s World Cup group D meeting kicked off.
# Ransomware
Poll: If your computer was hacked, would you pay the €264 ransom?
This is the second worldwide cyber attack of this year – so what would you do if it happened to you?
# held to ransom
'This was an international attack': NHS plunged into chaos in large-scale cyber hack
Theresa May has said the cyber attack wasn’t specifically targeting the NHS.
# Abduction
German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.
# Jumpei Yasuda
Video of journalist missing in Syria emerges as kidnappers look for ransom
He has asked his government in Japan to help secure his release from an al-Qaeda linked rebel group.
# Baghdad
Group of American civilians kidnapped in Iraq
The individuals were taken from an interpreter’s home in Baghdad.
# ransom note
Kidnapped teenage girl found dead in Germany
A ransom for her safe return was set at over €1 million.
# Ransom
Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist
The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.
# Ransom
Japan scrambles to verify footage of Islamic State hostage execution
It is not yet clear whether the video shows two kidnapped Japanese hostages.
# Syria
Italy denies paying €10m ransom to free young hostages
The women were kidnapped last July.
# Kidnapping
French hostages released after three years return to France
The four men were kidnapped in 2010 by the North African wing of al-Qaida.
# Pakistan
Teen rescued after kidnappers lured him through Facebook
The culprits started chatting to the 13-year-old six months ago.
# find frosty
Snowman abducted in Wicklow
The first 48 hours are crucial…
# Ransom
Berlusconi's accountant held hostage for €35 million ransom
Armed intruders demanded the ransom from the former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi after holding his accountant hostage for a night.
# Ransom
€15 million paid for hostage release
Sahara Islamists say they’ll keep kidnapping westerners after getting €5m each for 3 Europeans released this week.
# Snatched
Major league catcher kidnapped in Venezuela
Wilson Ramos, a 24-year-old who just finished his rookie season with the Washington Nationals, was taken away in an SUV by four armed men.
# Cash Only
Mikel family receive ransom demand
The family of Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi have reportedly received a ransom demand for the release of the player’s father.