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U.S. Charges North Korean Spy Over WannaCry and Sony Pictures Hack

U.S. Charges North Korean Spy Over WannaCry and Sony Pictures Hack

September 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
The U.S. Department of Justice announces criminal charges against a North Korean government spy in connection with the 2017 global Wanna...
TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

TSMC Chip Maker Blames WannaCry Malware for Production Halt

August 06, 2018Mohit Kumar
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)—the world's largest makers of semiconductors and processors—was forced to shut down ...
Marcus Hutchins, WannaCry-killer, hit with four new charges by the FBI

Marcus Hutchins, WannaCry-killer, hit with four new charges by the FBI

June 07, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Marcus Hutchins , the British malware analyst who helped stop global Wannacry menace , is now facing four new charges related to malware ...
Bad Rabbit Ransomware Uses Leaked 'EternalRomance' NSA Exploit to Spread

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Uses Leaked 'EternalRomance' NSA Exploit to Spread

October 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
A new widespread ransomware worm, known as " Bad Rabbit ," that hit over 200 major organisations, primarily in Russia and Ukraine ...
Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

August 10, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotP...
Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States

Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech) Gets $30,000 Bail, But Can't Leave United States

August 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Marcus Hutchins, the malware analyst who helped stop global Wannacry menace , has reportedly pleaded not guilty to charges of creating an...
FBI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware

FBI Arrests Researcher Who Found 'Kill-Switch' to Stop Wannacry Ransomware

August 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The 22-year-old British security researcher who gained fame for discovering the " kill switch " that stopped the outbreak of th...
Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

August 03, 2017Mohit Kumar
The cyber criminals behind the global WannaCry ransomware attack that caused chaos worldwide have finally cashed out their ransom payments....
WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability

WannaCry Inspires Banking Trojan to Add Self-Spreading Ability

August 02, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Although the wave of WannaCry and Petya ransomware has now been slowed down, money-motivated hackers and cyber criminals have taken les...
Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware Released

Private Decryption Key For Original Petya Ransomware Released

July 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Rejoice Petya-infected victims! The master key for the original version of the Petya ransomware has been released by its creator, allo...
[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack

[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack

July 05, 2017Mohit Kumar
Ukrainian National Police has released a video showing officers raiding company of M.E.Doc accounting software makers, whose systems have...
Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

June 29, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide! But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions o...
Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims

Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims

June 29, 2017Swati Khandelwal
The author of original Petya ransomware is back. After 6 months of silence, the author of the now infamous Petya ransomware appeared t...
No, WannaCry Is Not Dead! Hits Honda & Traffic Light Camera System

No, WannaCry Is Not Dead! Hits Honda & Traffic Light Camera System

June 22, 2017Swati Khandelwal
It's been over a month since the WannaCry ransomware caused chaos worldwide and people have started counting its name as 'the th...
Microsoft to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

Microsoft to Remove SMBv1 Protocol in Next Windows 10 Version (RedStone 3)

June 20, 2017Mohit Kumar
The Server Message Block version 1 (SMBv1) — a 30-year-old file sharing protocol which came to light last month after the devastating Wan...
Microsoft Releases Patches for 3 Remaining NSA Windows Exploits

Microsoft Releases Patches for 3 Remaining NSA Windows Exploits

June 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Did you know… last month's widespread WannaCry ransomware attack forced Microsoft to release security updates against EternalBlue SM...
French Police Seize 6 Tor Relay Servers in WannaCry Investigation

French Police Seize 6 Tor Relay Servers in WannaCry Investigation

June 11, 2017Mohit Kumar
WannaCry , the biggest ransomware attack in the history, gained prominence very rapidly in the media globally after the ransomware infect...
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