This morning, I read this: “The British government has named and shamed Russia as the culprit in a massive ransomware attack last year that targeted Ukraine and then spread across Europe, costing companies more than $1.2 billion in damages.” This...Show More Summary
Starting by targeting software in Ukraine, the ransomware NotPetya spread internationally and the British government thinks it the Russian military was behind it.
President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser, Tom Bossert, claimed that North Korean hackers were behind this year's massive, global WannaCry ransomware attack. More »
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Also: The U.S. blames North Korea for a massive ransomware attack last May; and Britain's new aircraft carrier, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, has sprung a leak.
The US has publicly called out North Korea for the massive WannaCry ransomware attack that affected thousands of computers and networks across the globe in May, with an estimated loss of about $4 billion. The allegation comes from Thomas P. Show More Summary
It's official, according to Trump aide Thomas Bossert: The US publicly blames the massive "WannaCry" ransomware attack earlier this year on North Korea. "We do not make this allegation lightly. It is based on evidence," Bossert writes in the Wall Street Journal. He accuses Pyongyang of being "directly responsible" for...
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.