Hacking group turns to new tactics and tools - including the exploit behind WannaCry - as it expands operations to a wider array of targets with ambitious attacks.
After blaming North Korea for WannaCry, UK now officially pins crippling NotPetya attacks on Russia.
The Lazarus Group, the hacking group linked to North Korea that is believed to have been involved in the spread of the WannaCry ransomware attack last year, is back with a new campaign targeting financial institutions and bitcoin users. Show More Summary
McAfee analysts released research on Monday indicating that Lazarus, a cybercrime group known for its association with North Korea as well for its involvement in the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack and the 2014 Sony hack, is now using never-before-seen tactics to attempt to steal Bitcoin in a campaign called HaoBao. Show More Summary
Assessments after WannaCry attack reveal vulnerabilities across whole of health system Every NHS trust assessed for cyber security vulnerabilities has failed to meet the standard required, civil servants have said for the first time....Show More Summary
According to a new security report by Malwarebytes, Ransomware attacks were up ten-fold last year on the back of the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks. And the bad guys are spreading their resources with attacks using a number of there tools all on the rise. In short, it's been a bad 12 months for those protecting systems and threat actors have reaped a bumper crop. More »
2017 was a challenging year for cybersecurity. News of bombshell data breaches at companies like Equifax, Yahoo, Wannacry and more made enterprise security flaws more prominent than ever, and an increase in data output from “internet of things” devices has opened both businesses and consumers to even greater risk of cyberattack. Show More Summary
The hacking offensive’s malware is similar to that used in Pyongyang’s attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment and WannaCry ransomware assault, according to cybersecurity researchers.
The Equifax breach, WannaCry, NotPetya, the NSA leak, and many more cyber incidents – 2017 was certainly a busy year for hackers, illustrating yet again just how vital innovative cybersecurity solutions are in the fight against cyber...Show More Summary
Spectre. Petya. Meltdown. Wannacry. These are nicknames of cyberattacks the world has witnessed in recent months that have targeted governments and personal data. And they are just a fraction of... To view the full story, click the title link.
So much for a new year meaning a fresh start. 2017 brought us security vulnerabilities such as WannaCry ransomware and the Equifax hack, but things haven’t got much better at the beginning of 2018. We had only just finished welcoming in the new year when the next security bombshell hit the headlines. Show More Summary
Marcus Hutchins, a.k.a. MalwareTech, went from internet hero (following his inadvertent shutdown of the WannaCry ransomware) to federal government detainee in a surprisingly short amount of time. Three months after saving the world from...Show More Summary
When the last WannaCry Ransomware virus attacked global enterprises and institutional systems, it almost panicked every mobile application user. What if the virus hijacks the mobile software via some application? Designing a mobile application...Show More Summary
The U.S. said Pyongyang was behind the WannaCry cyber attack
Microsoft didn’t had a great year with Wannacry hacks exposing the vulnerabilities of old Operating Systems like Windows XP which are not supported by the company. Now another vulnerability has been discovered by a Russian Employee.Show More Summary
White House Says North Korea is Behind Wannacry Ransomware Attack
A North Korean ambassador to the United Nations says the U.S. claim that Pyongyang was behind the Wannacry ransomware attack earlier this year is a baseless provocation and demanded Washington … Click to Continue »
Kim Jong Un says he'll retaliate against Donald Trump's "grave political provocation."
North Korea has denied that it was involved in the high-profile cyberattacks, as the US government contends.