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*New Delhi [India], Dec.9 (ANI): In 2016 ransomware attacks on business increased three-fold: which represents a change from an attack every two minutes in..
13 hours ago • ANI News

After the recent spate of Wannacry ransomware attacks affecting business and government operations globally, an anonymous independent British security researcher..
19 hours ago • IndiaTimes

Cybersecurity researchers said Monday that the massive "WannaCry" virus that has infected computers around the globe was developed using some of the same code..
1 day ago • L.A. Times

Misha Govshteyn and his colleagues at the cybersecurity start-up Alert Logic dropped all their projects about a month ago, except for one they deemed a graver..
1 day ago • L.A. Times

A Microsoft executive sharply criticized a U.S. spy agency Sunday for its role in weaponizing a weakness in Windows and allowing it to be stolen by hackers and..
1 day ago • L.A. Times

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Cybersecurity researchers said a malicious program that disabled computers at Britain's National Health Service, Russia's Interior Ministry and companies and..
1 day ago • L.A. Times

Nottinghamshie police are appealing for people to come forward after an aggravated burglary in Newark.The incident happened in Beech Avenue at 12.20am on Sunday,..
1 day ago • Nottingham Post
Rapid digitisation in all sectors in India has made the country critically prone to targeted cyber attacks and ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack is “just the..
1 day ago • BGR India

The WannaCry ransom attack that quickly circled the globe last week is not yet fully contained. So far, it has impacted more than 300,000 computers in 150..
2 days ago • E-Commerce Times
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A new report from Trend Micro has revealed that the use of ransomware by cyber attackers increased by 752 percent in 2016. In the last year alone, the security..
2 days ago • betanews

Fraudsters pretending to be from Microsoft Windows are calling at Nottinghamshire houses in the wake of the Ransomware attack on the NHS, in order to steal their..
2 days ago • Nottingham Post
Security researchers have found digital clues in the malware used in last weekend's global ransomware attack that might indicate North Korea is involved,..
2 days ago • ChicagoTribune

It turns out vaping may be bad for more than just your look. 

With a few tweaks of the pen, a security researcher has demonstrated that vaporizers..
2 days ago • Mashable

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While ransomware is mostly found on Windows PCs, malware specifically created for mobile device has become quite widespread. In fact, the number of infections..
2 days ago • Softpedia
As global ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, the volume of mobile ransomware has grown over three-fold during the first quarter of the year, a..
2 days ago • BGR India

Although ransomware in some form has been around since 2005, a new survey of 5,000 US consumers reveals that for 57 percent the recent WannaCry attack was their..
2 days ago • betanews

As another week in the tech world draws to a close, we take a look at some of the stories that fired the week. WannaCry, the ransomware continued to spread panic..
2 days ago • BGR India

Users of older versions of Windows aren’t having the best time of it lately. Last week it was discovered that over 98 percent of those affected by the WannaCry..
2 days ago • betanews

Goods and Service Tax or GST as we know it is loosely connected with the humongous aftermath of the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware.  Reportedly, a Mumbai based..
2 days ago • BGR India

It’s been a bad month for Windows 7 users. The widespread WannaCry ransomware hit mostly Windows 7 machines, and now a new bug has been discovered that will..
2 days ago • The Verge
Seattle based Deja vu Security’s latest service offering, Ransomware Readiness Service, equips companies to understand their exposure to and develop plans to..
2 days ago • PRWeb

WannaCry, the bug that exploits a loophole in Windows computers recently created havoc when it infected millions of devices worldwide, compromising sensitive..
2 days ago • BGR India

In our 2017 BakerHostetler Data Security Incident Response Report, we addressed the increasingly ubiquitous scourge of ransomware, one of the fastest-growing..
3 days ago • Mondaq

The dust hasn’t even settled around WannaCry, another ransomware appears. This one was detected by ESET and identified as Win32/Filecoder.AESNI.C. Security..
3 days ago • betanews

Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly praised his agency's response Thursday to the recent computer virus attack that infected computers across..
3 days ago • Newsmax

Security researchers warn that Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 are both exposed to attacks happening across the world and based on an exploit stolen from the..
3 days ago • Softpedia
While the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) won’t take full effect until May 25 2018, multi-national companies do need to take thoughtful..
3 days ago • betanews

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