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WannaCry ransomware

US accuses N Korea of virus affecting 3,00,000 computers in 150 countries

N Korea was widely suspected of being behind the computer virus and ransomware, WannaCry, which demanded payment to restore access.

19 Dec 2017 12:02 PM

Has WannaCry hit LG’s Korean service centers?

Korea Internet & Security Agency has stated LG’s service centers to be victim of a ransomware.

17 Aug 2017 12:36 PM

RBI asks banks to periodically assess level of cyber security

According to RBI, the 'Wannacry' ransomware attacks this year harmed computers in two bank branches.

08 Aug 2017 6:55 PM

Windows 10 overtakes Windows XP after two years of its launch

The lethal ransomware attacks in the recent past have highlighted Windows 10’s advanced security features.

27 Jul 2017 5:54 PM

Ukraine blames Russia for recent cyber attacks

Ukrainian politicians were quick to blame Russia for Tuesday's attack, but a Kremlin spokesman dismissed "unfounded blanket accusations".

02 Jul 2017 9:12 AM


In wake of ransomware attacks, India presses Microsoft for discount

Microsoft officials in India have "in principle agreed" to the request, Gulshan Rai, India's cyber security coordinator, told Reuters.

01 Jul 2017 7:49 AM

Mumbai: Post WannaCry, new ransomware hits India's largest container port

The current attacks come weeks after the Wannacry ransomware attack, which impacted systems of many companies.

28 Jun 2017 8:27 AM

Fake WannaCry apps clogging PlayStore

Despite immense awareness measures, people still confuse WannaCry to be an all-platform malware.

25 May 2017 5:16 PM

Wanny Cry threatens British nuclear submarines

The computer systems on these submarines with nuclear missiles are allegedly running on Windows XP, defence ministry denies.

22 May 2017 3:02 PM

Web-connected devices are vulnerable: Cyber specialists

The future might well spell connected cars -- but they too are subject to potential remote hacking.

22 May 2017 12:32 PM


Cybersecurity: Every user must watch out...

The Reserve Bank issued an advisory asking all banks to immediately update software systems using patches by Microsoft.

17 May 2017 12:22 AM

China's fondness for pirated software raises risks in attack

Experts say that has left millions of Chinese computers without security support

16 May 2017 9:59 PM