Cybersecurity isn't exactly new, but it's becoming one of the hottest areas on the startup scene. With global malware attacks like WannaCry garnering widespread attention and press coverage, and companies and consumers growing increasingly...Show More Summary
Ransomware attacks such as WannaCry seek information that combatants can leverage in a global online war fought with coercion not force.
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
Fresh on the heels of the malware best known as WannaCry, new ransomware threatens to lock your device and send private information to your family and friends. It’s as if you can’t go a month without a new strain of malware hitting the headlines. Show More Summary
In the last 12 months, we've had Wannacry, Russian election hacking, and a Gmail scam that hit millions. But we haven't yet had a Hurricane Katrina-style cyberattack hit anywhere in the world. It's just a matter of time until that happens,...Show More Summary
Ransomware – It’s an increasing threat and issue made even more prominent with the recent Petya and WannaCry ransomware attacks, to name just a few. If you aren’t up to date on what ransomware is, the specific definition according to...Show More Summary
Data Breach is one of the most common forms of cybercrime. Even after so many precautions and preventive measures, data thefts have victimized people and is showing no signs of slowing down. May’s WannaCry mayhem proved to be the worst attack in recent memory. Show More Summary
Vuln hit "all versions of Samba from 4.0.0 onward using embedded Heimdal Kerberos."
There are no signs of ransomware attacks letting up, so make sure you're not one of the next victims.
Jeremy Hunt pledges funding for 27 hospitals across England after the WannaCry ransomware attack disabled NHS IT systems Hospitals responsible for treating patients from major incidents including terrorist attacks will receive £21m to beef up their cybersecurity in the wake of the WannaCry assault on NHS IT systems. Show More Summary
Experts at a security round table event in Sydney yesterday said business owners are too focussed on what's going on now, inside their businesses, and not looking at outside threats. As a result, when events such as WannaCry and NoPetya strike, they are unprepared and get hit hard. More »
In the day and age of WannaCry and Petya taking down major companies and government utilities, one would have thought no-one needed to be convinced about the importance of timely patching of Windows PCs, from Windows XP all the way up to Windows 10. Show More Summary
Ransomware-as-a-service has been identified as the next great cyber threat, and the stats indicate we’re already living the nightmare. Forbes reports that the growth is enormous, […]
Cyber attacks may be bad for most businesses, but this year they have been great for the cybersecurity industry. Between the WannaCry ransomware that swept Europe and the more recent Petya attacks, cybersecurity shares have surged this year, and so has cybersecurity funding. Show More Summary
So far, ransomware has been the signature cyberattack of 2017, with two record-breaking outbreaks happening in the past two months alone. In May the WannaCry ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of computers, disrupting hospitals, banks, businesses and more. Show More Summary
Anyone in Victoria hoping that an impending red light or speeding infringement notice would be declared null and void, courtesy of the state’s network of road safety cameras being infected with the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware virus, is in for bad news. The Road Safety Camera Commissioner John Voyage has completed an interim investigation, at the request […]
Following the WannaCry and Petya/GoldenEye/NoPetya ransomware events, you'd think software companies would be quick to remove the need for SMB 1. This was the protcol exploited by the malware developers that allowed those attacks to spread so quickly. Microsoft has released a lit of developers still demanding SMB 1 support. More »
Two weeks ago we posted that Microsoft was removing SMBv1 file sharing from future versions of Windows. The vulnerable file sharing protocol was instrumental in making the recent WannaCry and Petya attacks so successful by allowing lateral spread on a Windows network to other Windows users without them even needing to open any attachments. Show More Summary
Samba is a pretty useful networking protocol, but earlier versions of it were known to be extremely vulnerable to certain attacks. Remember WannaCry, the ransomware that broke pretty much everything in May? And NotPetya, which reared...Show More Summary
Radio 3AW has revealed a report from the Speed Camera Commissioner says the majority of the fines pulled after infection will be reinstated.