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Ransomware Task Force of 60+ Members From Industry, Government, Law Enforcement, Civil Society, and International Organizations Publishes Comprehensive Framework to Combat Ransomware

A coalition of public and private organizations — led by Microsoft, Palo Alto Networks, Rapid7, Resilience, CTA, GCA, GFCE, and IST — makes public recommendations for global national security policy makers and industry leaders to tackle ransomware.

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Ransomware Task Force to Unveil Comprehensive Framework to Combat Ransomware

60+ Industry, Government, Law Enforcement, Civil Society, and International Organizations will provide clear recommendations on ransomware mitigation.

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Lessons from the Ashes: Interview and Analysis of the FonixCrypter Closure

FonixCrypter is a ransomware service that first became available in July 2020. @fnx67482837’s involvement in FonixCrypter was verified with offers to provide a master key, sample decryptor, and assist in decryption for any remaining victims. The account reveals a potential motivation in subsequent tweets.

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