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The Ransomware Files
The Ransomware Files
Jeremy Kirk, Executive Editor, Information Security Media Group

The Ransomware Files podcast tells the harrowing stories of technology experts who have fought back against ransomware, which is one of the... more

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Thank You

After 13 episodes and one guest episode, The Ransomware Files project has come to a close.  I want to thank... more

08 Nov 2022 · 1 minute
Unproven Data Recovery

What if you were hired for an office job but ended up negotiating with cybercriminals? There aren’t many rules around... more

07 Oct 2022 · 33 minutes
The Adult Boutique

Dain Drake was CEO of United Structures of America, a steel fabrication facility outside of Houston. In June 2019, Dain... more

15 Sep 2022 · 24 minutes
Guest Episode: The Storm

The Ransomware Files is pleased to host a special guest episode from our friends at Hacked. In mid-April, there was... more

26 Aug 2022 · 36 minutes
Dr. Ransomware, Part 2

Is a practicing cardiologist living in Venezuela also a ransomware mastermind? If U.S. prosecutors are to be believed, Moises Luis... more

05 Aug 2022 · 44 minutes
Dr. Ransomware, Part 1

The FBI’s Most Wanted list for cybercrime has a recent entry: Moises Luis Zagala Gonzalez. He is a 55-year-old cardiologist... more

13 Jul 2022 · 28 minutes

Ransomware struck global currency exchange and remittance company Travelex on New Year's Eve 2019. Security Architect Don Gibson was DJing... more

20 Jun 2022 · 26 minutes
Bonus Ep: REvil Is Foiled

If software has a dangerous and easy-to-exploit security vulnerability, should its maker tell customers to shut it down until it’s... more

30 May 2022 · 15 minutes
Ryuk's Rampage

Rockford Public Schools in Illinois was infected with the Ryuk ransomware just days after the school year started in September... more

06 May 2022 · 40 minutes
Kaseya and REvil

The REvil ransomware gang's attack against the US software company Kaseya in 2021 is not only amongst the largest ransomware... more

04 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
The Ransomware Files
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The Ransomware Files