The studio reportedly made a total of 19 Bitcoin transactions to The Dark Overlord hacker group.
"As far as we are concerned the case is very clear," Qatar's Attorney General Ali Bin Fetais al-Marri said.
The hacker reportedly stole email addresses and passwords from the state government's database.
Virtual private networks (VPNs) can help bolster security, privacy and anonymity online.
South Korean web hosting firm had 153 Linux servers infected by Erebus ransomware.
James Ejankowski, 24, was jailed for 16 months on fraud charge.
The army's website is currently down for maintenance.
QakBot, also known as Pinkslipbot, is a 'notorious' banking Trojan that has been active since 2007.
Experts say the group, connected to Morocco, tried to attack voting systems.
The files were left online by Deep Root Analytics, a firm used by the Republican Party.
The new phishing attempt by hackers targets smartphone owners most of whom are Facebook users.
'We want to be like commercial companies, not the government,' CIA's John Edwards said, commenting about adopting cloud computing.
Buckle said there is currently no evidence that its online website and customers were impacted by the breach.
A recent study shows there will be an estimated shortage of 1.5 million cybersecurity professionals by 2020.
"I felt sick at seeing my personal situation written in a spreadsheet," one student said.