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Ransomware raids see two arrested over attack on meat giant

Two suspected criminal hackers have been charged in the United States in connection with a wave of ransomware attacks, including one that led to the temporary shutdown of the world’s largest meat processor and another that snarled businesses around the globe in July, US officials say.

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Hackers drop their ransom price to $50m for huge cyber breach

The hackers who have claimed responsibility for an international ransomware outbreak have lowered their asking price in a private conversation with a cybersecurity expert, something he says may be a sign the group is having trouble monetising their massive breach.

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