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World - Africa
5/16/2023 11:03:26 PM
Gunmen attacked villages in troubled north-central Nigeria, killing 29 people and razing houses, survivors and authorities said Tuesday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
2/16/2023 2:07:51 PM
Egyptian MP and journalist Mostafa Bakry has filed a briefing request with Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry regarding the measures taken by the ministry to secure the release six Egyptian Christian workers who have been kidnapped and held for ransom in Libya for over a week.

World - Africa
8/24/2022 3:50:03 PM
Godwin risked everything for a better life in Europe, but he was detained and ransomed in Libya by European Union-backed authorities.

World - International
1/16/2022 9:35:33 AM
Microsoft said late Saturday that dozens of computer systems at an unspecified number of Ukrainian government agencies have been infected with destructive malware disguised as ransomware, a disclosure suggesting an attention-grabbing defacement attack on official websites was a diversion. The extent of the damage was not immediately clear.

World - International
11/17/2021 7:58:13 PM
Hackers linked to the Iranian government have been targeting a ``broad range of victims'' inside the United States, including by deploying ransomware, according to an advisory issued Wednesday by American, British and Australian officials.

World - International
10/13/2021 9:41:41 PM
Amid an epidemic of ransomware attacks, the US is discussing cybersecurity strategy this week with 30 countries while leaving out one key player: Russia.

World - Africa
10/10/2021 1:44:18 PM
Gunmen from gangs of cattle thieves and kidnappers have opened fire on a market in northwest Nigeria, killing at least 19 people, officials and local residents said Sunday.

World - Africa
9/27/2021 4:12:31 PM
Gunmen in Nigeria have freed 10 pupils abducted in the north-west state of Kaduna after collecting a ransom, The National reported Monday quoting a school official

World - Africa
9/19/2021 1:13:47 PM
As schools are set to reopen across Nigeria, UNICEF has also said at least 1 million children are afraid to return to their classrooms because of insecurity

World - International
7/3/2021 10:18:09 PM
Ransomware attacks typically involve locking away data in systems using encryption, making companies pay to regain access

World - Africa
6/6/2021 11:10:35 AM
Northwest Nigeria's Kebbi state has struggled with decades-long communal clashes over resources but more recently some groups have become more violent, looting, killing and kidnapping for ransom

World - International
3/21/2021 9:50:58 AM
Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday

World - Africa
2/27/2021 3:14:52 PM
Kidnappings for ransom by armed groups, many of whom carry guns and ride motorcycles, are common across many northern Nigerian states

World - Africa
2/26/2021 1:38:22 PM
Heavily-armed criminal gangs in northwest and central Nigeria have stepped up attacks in recent years, kidnapping for ransom, raping and pillaging

World - Africa
11/22/2020 9:48:37 PM
Northwest Nigeria is a hotbed of criminal gangs who raid villages, stealing cattle, kidnapping for ransom and burning homes after looting food supplies

World - Region
10/24/2020 4:00:44 PM

World - Africa
12/31/2019 5:55:47 PM

World - Region
11/28/2018 10:01:49 PM

World - International
4/10/2018 10:40:27 PM

Egypt - Politics
6/28/2017 3:15:51 PM
US-intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden said the online attack makes use of a Windows vulnerability that the US National Security Agency has been using secretly for years

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