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Microsoft warns of new WannaCry-like 'wormable' vulnerability

The vulnerability is 'wormable', which means it would take a single vulnerable computer to launch malware attacks.

03 Jun 2019 11:04 AM

WannaCry still a concern for millions of computers

Data reveals that there are as many as 1.7 million Internet-connected endpoints that are still vulnerable.

14 May 2019 11:26 AM

Cyber expert credited with stopping 'WannaCry' attack admits malware charges

Hutchins had risen to overnight fame within the hacker community in May 2017.

20 Apr 2019 3:41 PM

WannaCry is still alive, 75,000 users affected in Q3 2018

The percentage has risen over the last year, demonstrating more than two thirds growth against Q3 2017.

17 Nov 2018 9:33 AM

North Korea calls Sony, Wannacry hack charges smear campaign

North Korea flatly denied it had anything to do with the 2104 Sony incident and WannaCry virus.

17 Sep 2018 9:26 AM


Key details from hacking complaint against North Korean

A computer programmer in connection with high-profile cyberattacks, including the WannaCry ransomware virus, has been charged by FBI.

07 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

US government charges North Korean hacker in Sony, WannaCry cyberattacks

The charges, part of a strategy by the US government to deter future cyberattacks by naming and shaming the alleged perpetrators.

07 Sep 2018 7:40 AM

Apple chip supplier TSMC recommences production after WannaCry attack

The company said over the weekend a number of its computer systems fab (manufacturing) tools had been infected by a virus.

07 Aug 2018 7:22 AM

N Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack, rubbishes US charges

Washington had ‘ulterior’ motives, a spokesman for Pyongyang's foreign ministry said.

21 Dec 2017 4:38 PM

WannaCry cyberattack on UK health service preventable

Around 81 trusts haven't updates their systems to secure software protection.

30 Oct 2017 10:58 AM


New malware spreads through active Bluetooth connections

The BlueBorne malware is transmitted wirelessly through Bluetooth, enabling hackers to gain complete control over the device.

13 Sep 2017 6:35 PM

Spammers misused WannaCry fear to market fraudulent data-protection services

One of the main trends in the past three months is the number of mass mailings targeted at corporate networks.

25 Aug 2017 7:39 PM

Spammers cashed in on WannaCry epidemics to promote fraudulent services in Q2

In Q2 2017, cyber criminals involved in spam distribution tried to capitalize on public fears when the WannaCry ransomware epidemic in May.

23 Aug 2017 4:54 PM

Hackers looking to shut down factories for pay

Manufacturers, government and financial firms are now the top targets globally for illicit intrusions by criminals.

10 Aug 2017 12:07 PM

Brit hacker who stopped global 'WannaCry' cyberattack arrested in US

The young British researcher was arrested for allegedly creating and distributing malware designed to collect bank-account passwords.

04 Aug 2017 8:24 AM


Govt panel looking into usage of crypto-currencies

Government has been debating issues concerning bitcoins and sought public opinion on it a few months ago.

28 Jul 2017 4:13 PM

Nuclear power plants now on malware radar

A latest report suggests that hackers try sending malicious mails to nuclear engineers for hacking in to their IT systems.

07 Jul 2017 12:51 PM

100K organizations download Kaspersky Lab’s free tool in 12 months

An astounding 200,000 systems were affected by the WannaCry attack in 150 countries in May.

06 Jul 2017 3:15 PM

Global cyber attack seems intent on havoc, not extortion

Although the attack was global in its reach, Ukraine bore the brunt.

30 Jun 2017 4:18 PM

New security feature immune to WannaCry, Petya

A new feature which Microsoft has been testing right now with help from insiders is called Enter Controlled folder access.

30 Jun 2017 4:18 PM