Recently, a massive ransomware attack using stolen NSA hacking tools disabled an estimated 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. The ransomware, known as WannaCry, severely affected organizations around the globe, including, the British National Health Service, car makers Renault and Nissan, and the Russian Interior Ministry. Show More Summary
Health and hygiene firm Reckitt Benckiser warns ransomware attack could cost it £100m in revenue.
In the wake of Tuesday’s massive global ransomware attack, the hacker group called the Shadow Brokers is again trying to capitalize on its reputation as a source of leaked NSA hacking exploits, saying it will up the price of a subscription...Show More Summary
The shipping company is the latest American company rocked by the massive ransomware attack that has disrupted businesses around the world.
There's another massive ransomware attack sweeping across the world. Here's what you need to know to stay safe. Little more than a month has passed since the notorious WannaCry ransomware attack hit headlines across the world. Now, sadly,...Show More Summary
The massive ransomware attack has reached Australia, sending things really wonky at the chocolate factory. Ahhhhh fudge.
It’s timely that Microsoft has released a massive slew of updates to the Windows 10 Creators Update. With Petya striking overnight, attacking unpatched systems with a nasty bit of ransomware, it’s worth taking this update as it includes a bunch of fixes. More »
The cyberattack is moving quickly, locking down systems at an alarming rate.
Hot on the heels of the WannaCry attack, a massive, new, ransomware attack has struck Europe, shutting down systems in Ukraine, Britain, and Spain. From The Telegraph: The virus is believed to be ransomware - a piece of malicious software...Show More Summary
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A massive cyberattack has hit computer systems around the world, the BBC reports. The ransomware attack, which is believed to be a well-known strain called Petya (the updated version is called Petrwrap), was first reported in Ukraine but has quickly spread to Spain, France, Russia, and other countries. Coverage of...
Just a month after the massive WannaCry ransomware attack hit computers around the world, it appears another attack is underway across Europe and around the globe....
Some have called the previously seen malware "Petya," though others say it is "a new ransomware that has not been seen before." It has been reported in at least a half-dozen countries.
McAfee Labs report says 244 new threats are detected every minute - and that Android is the target in a boom in ransomware attacks.
In a nightmare scenario, South Korean web hosting firm Nayana announced that last week it had suffered a massive breach affecting more than 150 of its servers. But perhaps more troubling was the fact the attackers had managed to take control of an immense amount of user data. Show More Summary
Hackers occupy a scary place in the popular imagination — shadowy figures capable of taking down hospitals and causing international havoc, as happened in the massive WannaCry ransomware attack earlier in May. But the reality can beShow More Summary
On Friday a major piece of malware hit the web, and throughout the weekend infected hundreds of thousands of computers, taking down everything from businesses to the U.K.’s National Health Service. The software, dubbed WannaCry 2.0, is what’s known as ransomware. Show More Summary
It's been a week since the massive WannaCry ransomware attack spread to hundreds of thousands of computers around the globe, but now there's a fix for at least some of those impacted....
The U.S. National Security Agency alerted Microsoft of a critical vulnerability that was eventually used to carry out the massive WannaCry ransomware attack that hit more than 300,000 computers worldwide last week, the Washington Post reported. The NSA went to Microsoft after it learned a hacking...
Shadow Brokers, the group that leaked the alleged NSA-developed exploit that was leveraged in the recent massive "WannaCry" ransomware attack, says it is gearing up to release more exploits in the coming months....