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A coding bug helped researchers build a secret BlackMatter ransomware decryption tool

New Zealand-based cybersecurity company Emsisoft has been quietly helping BlackMatter ransomware victims recover encrypted files, preventing “tens of millions of dollars” in ransom payments and p

Olympus US hack tied to sanctioned Russian ransomware group

An “ongoing” cyberattack against the Japanese technology giant Olympus was caused by a Russian ransomware group sanctioned by the U.S. government, according to two people with knowledge of

Olympus confirms US cyberattack, weeks after BlackMatter ransomware hit EMEA systems

Japanese technology giant Olympus has confirmed it was hit by a cyberattack over the weekend that forced it to shut down its IT systems in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. In a statement on its web

New Treasury sanctions take aim at blocking ransomware groups from cashing out

The U.S. Treasury is wading into the fight against ransomware by sanctioning virtual cryptocurrency exchange Suex for its role in facilitating ransomware payments. The sanctions are the first of its k

Technology giant Olympus hit by BlackMatter ransomware

Olympus said in a brief statement that it is “currently investigating a potential cybersecurity incident” affecting its European, Middle East and Africa computer network. “Upon detec

Boom Supersonic enlists Rolls-Royce to help build the engines for world’s fastest commercial aircraft

Boom Supersonic, the Colorado-based startup working on creating a supersonic passenger jet to continue and dramatically advance the legacy of the original Concorde, has signed on Rolls-Royce to build

Olympus plans to sell its struggling camera division

Olympus cameras have fallen. After three straight years of operating losses, one of the world’s foremost camera makers is giving up the ghost. The Japanese tech giant this week announced its intenti

How to set up your nice camera as a high-quality webcam in 5 minutes

Everyone needs a webcam these days, whether for business meetings or the distant socializing accomplished via video calling — but if you’re like most, you’re using the built-in camera on

IFA 2017’s biggest announcements

The September time frame positions the Berlin show perfectly as a launch pad for holiday products. As such, some of tech’s biggest names use it to debut some of their biggest products of the year. I

Olympus makes a bid for beginners with the E-M10 Mark III

Olympus makes extremely good mirrorless cameras. I’ve been using a first-generation OM-D for a number of years now, and I know a couple of TechCrunch staff members who swear by theirs. Two years aft

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II goes on sale at the end of this year for $2K

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the successor to Olympus’ pro-level micro four thirds camera body, will go on sale from the end of December 2016, the company revealed today. The E-M1 Mark II will

Beating Up, Dunking, And Dropping The Olympus TG-2 Tough Camera

While we normally focus on flagship hardware on TC these days, I thought this new Olympus tough camera - an upgrade to the TG-1 released last year - was interesting enough to feature. Why? Because it'

Review: Olympus E-PL5 Micro 4/3s Camera Is A Slim, Multi-Lens Shooter

For beginning shooters or experienced DSLR users interested in a street-style camera on a budget, Olympus micro 4/3 offerings like the new E-PL5 are an excellent choice. This particular model was just

Sony Invests $642 Million In Olympus, Becomes Largest Shareholder

Sony is expected to approve a plan to invest around $642 million (50 billion yen) in <a target="_blank" href="http://www.olympus-global.com/en/">Olympus</a>. As the Japanese manufacturer of cameras, o

Olympus Yells “Me Too!” With The MEG4.0 Wearable Display Prototype

Watch out, Google. Here comes Olympus with the MEG4.0 and don't dismiss this as a Google Glass knockoff. Olympus has been researching and developing wearable displays for <a target="_blank" href="http

Panasonic CEO: We Have No Plans To Invest $630M Into Olympus

On Wednesday, reports circulated that Panasonic was interested in injecting a $630 million capital investment into Olympus Corp, but Panasonic CEO Fumio Ohtsubo has stepped up to squash these rumors.

Fly Or Die: Olympus OM-D E-M5

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is arguably the best micro four-thirds camera Olympus has to offer. We've had issues with past m4/3 iterations like the EP1 and EP3, like awful color reproduction and slow auto-

Olympus Releases Rugged TG-1 Point And Shoot Camera

The latest in what I like to call pro-point-and-shoots (I'd put the Canon G12 and the S95 in this category), the TG-1 from Olympus promises high-speed, f2.0 snapshots in a body that can take a lick an

Olympus Brings Retro To Micro Four Thirds With The OM-D E-M5

Olympus is building on its significant micro four-thirds IP (i.e. mirrorless cameras with the M4/3 sensor size) with a premium offering with a stylized, retro look. The <a href="http://olympusamerica.

The Nikkei: Sony Interested In Buying A 20%-30% Stake In Olympus

More news on the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/sony">Sony</a>-<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/olympus/">Olympus</a> alliance that's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/23/
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