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Microsoft withheld update that could have .. - Thesundaily - 19/05

The Sun Daily Microsoft withheld update that could have slowed WannaCry: Report The Sun Daily LONDON: American software giant Microsoft held back from ..





They predicted the 'WannaCry' ransomware .. - Thestar - 19/05

The Star Online They predicted the 'WannaCry' ransomware cyberattack, so how come few listened? The Star Online A map compiled by British company Malware ..



Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Owners of some Windows XP computers infected by the WCry ransomware may be able to decrypt their data without making the $300 to $600 ..



Proposed PATCH Act forces US snoops to quit hoarding code exploits - Theregister -

Bipartisan bill wants to stave off another WannaCry Two US senators have proposed a law limiting American intelligence agencies' secret stockpiles of vulnerabilities found in products.



'WannaCry Makes an Easy Case For Linux' - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: The thing is, WannaCry isn't the first of its kind. In fact, ransomware has been exploiting Windows vulnerabilities for a while. The first known ransomware attack was called "AIDS Trojan" that infected ..



Ransomware Attack: The Clean-Up Continues After WannaCry Chaos - Packetstormsecurity -

55% off Panda Security Ransomware and Virus Protection Products for Home .. - Computerworld -

Panda security solutions will fully protect you against the newly released malware and ransomware attacks, and Panda is offering 55% off all security products for home users using the coupon ..



Cookies Are the Original Ransomware - Pcmag -

If we didn't let browsers track our every digital move, ransomware wouldn't exist.





WannaCry Cyber-Attacks: China Warns of New .. - Ndtv - 18/05

NDTV WannaCry Cyber-Attacks: China Warns of New 'UIWIX' Ransomware NDTV Chinese authorities warned computer users of the risk of a new cyber-attack by a ..





China issues warning for new ransomware .. - Thestar - 18/05

The Star Online China issues warning for new ransomware virus The Star Online While no UIWIX infections have yet been detected in China, the virus has spread ..





How to protect yourself from ransomware .. - Today - 18/05

TODAYonline How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks TODAYonline NEW YORK A decade-old form of malicious software known as ransomware has been ..





Brace yourself: Ransomware will only get .. - TNP - 18/05

The New Paper Brace yourself: Ransomware will only get worse The New Paper Since May 12, reports have begun trickling in about what is arguably the biggest ..





Another large-scale cyberattack underway, .. - MalayMail - 18/05

Malay Mail Online Another large-scale cyberattack underway, warn experts Malay Mail Online A global cybersecurity firm has warned that another large-scale, ..



Backup crack-up: Fasthosts locks people out of data storage for days amid .. - Theregister -

Windows Server 2k3 kit yanked, replacement slow to arrive Fasthosts left some customers without access to their backups for roughly six days after it tore down systems it feared were vulnerable ..



Chinese State Media Says US Should Take Some Blame For Cyberattack - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader shares a CNBC report: Chinese state media on Wednesday criticized the United States for hindering efforts to stop global cyber threats in the wake of the WannaCry Ransomware attack ..



Hackers reportedly hold Disney's newest Pirates of the Caribbean film for .. - Computerworld -

While some people are still fretting about WannaCry Ransomware and possible variants of it, hackers are reportedly threatening to release Disneys upcoming Johnny Depp film if Disney doesnt pay ..



Ransomware fear-flinger Uiwix fails to light - Theregister -

Stand down, folks. Back to Defcon none A ransomware variant, dubbed Uiwix, that abuses the same vulnerability as WannaCrypt has turned out to be something of a damp squib.



After WannaCry, Should You Worry About Ransomware? - Pcmag -

Modern encrypting ransomware mostly targets businesses, because of their deep pockets. How worried should you be about protecting your own computers?



Why massive cyberattack won't make hackers rich - CNN -

The WannaCry hackers' decision to use the digital currency bitcoin to collect ransom money is likely to make it tough for them to withdraw their ill-gotten gains without being caught.



Police anti-ransomware warning is hotlinked to 'ransomware.pdf' - Theregister -

This (probably) isn't a spear phishing attack but we were too afraid to verify Official anti-ransomware advice issued by police to businesses can only be read by clicking on a link titled " Ransomware " ..





How to Prevent WannaCry-Like Ransomware .. - Ndtv - 17/05

NDTV How to Prevent WannaCry-Like Ransomware Attacks NDTV The WannaCry Ransomware has caused a scare across the world within a few days of being discovered. ..





Moto reveals C-series smartphones - The Star .. - Thestar - 17/05

The Indian Tribune Moto reveals C-series smartphones The Star Online Motorola has revealed two new C-series entry-level handsets, confirming in part ..





Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens .. - FMT - 17/05

Free Malaysia Today Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell code Free Malaysia Today Shadow Brokers, the group that has taken credit for that ..



Cisco warns: Some products might have WannaCrypt vuln - Theregister -

To other vendors using embedded Windows: where are your warnings and patches? Here's why infosec needs to quit yelling if you didn't patch it's your fault about WannaCrypt: Cisco has announced it's investigating ..





Don't WannaCry? The Single Best Ransomware .. - Prnewswire - 17/05

PR Newswire (press release) Don't WannaCry? The Single Best Ransomware Prevention: Backup Computer Now PR Newswire (press release) NEW YORK, May 16, 2017 ..





Researchers find possible North Korea link .. - Mywabashvalley - 17/05

MyWabashValley Researchers find possible North Korea link to massive cyberattack MyWabashValley SAN FRANCISCO (CNNMoney) - It's unclear who is responsible ..





WannaCrypt raises questions over government .. - Techcrunch - 17/05

TechCrunch WannaCrypt raises questions over government cyber priorities TechCrunch The fallout from the WannaCrypt ransomware attack which quickly spread ..



5 Tools to Help Protect Yourself From Ransomware - Wired -

Some pick-ups that could help protect you from the next big ransomware wave. The post 5 Tools to Help Protect Yourself From Ransomware appeared first on WIRED .



Former Sony CEO's advice for ransomware victims - CNN -

Michael Lynton, former Sony CEO, shared some of the lessons he's learned after being hacked by North Korea.



Why hospitals are so vulnerable to ransomware - CNN -

Bad security at hospitals contributed to the ransomware outbreak.



WCry ransomware worms Bitcoin take tops $70k as its spread continues - Arstechnica -

Three wallets linked to the code take in over 250 payments so far.



1.9 Million Bell Customer Email Addresses Stolen By 'Anonymous Hacker' - Slashdot -

Bell, Canada's largest telecommunications company, said a hacker had accessed customer information containing about 1.9 million active email addresses and about 1,700 names and active phone numbers. ..



Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets - Slashdot -

Hacker group Shadow Brokers, which has taken credit for leaking NSA cyber spying tools -- including ones used in the WannaCry global ransomware attack -- has said it plans to sell code that can be used to ..





'Don't panic over WannaCry ransomware cyber .. - FMT - 16/05

Free Malaysia Today 'Don't panic over WannaCry Ransomware cyber attack' Free Malaysia Today Deputy minister reassures public after viral messages advise ..



Hackers Aligned With Vietnam Government Are Attacking Foreign Companies - Slashdot -

A hacker group "aligned with Vietnamese government interests" carried out attacks on corporate companies, journalists and overseas governments over the past three years, according to a report from ..



Shadow Brokers boasts of more Windows exploits and cyberespionage data - Computerworld -

A group of hackers that previously leaked alleged U.S. National Security Agency exploits claims to have even more attack tools in its possessionand plans to release them in a new subscription-based ..



WannaCrypt 'may be the work of North Korea' theory floated - Theregister -

Lazarus rising again... or not Security researchers are exploring the theory that the WannaCrypt ransomware might be the work of an infamous North Korean government-backed hacking crew.



What is ransomware - CNN -

Cryptocurrency miner found armed with same exploits as WannaCrypt - Theregister -

Adylkuzz predates ransomware by at least a week and pays better too The now infamous Windows vulnerability (MS17-010) exploited by the WannaCrypt ransomware has also been abused to spread another type of ..



Do we need Windows patch legislation? - Theregister -

Should vendors be obliged to maintain ageing, unsafe PCs? Poll Microsoft has got off remarkably lightly from WannaCry, as the finger pointing between Whitehall and NHS trusts began. But that might be beginning to change.



WannaCry: Sometimes you can blame the victims - Computerworld -

The WannaCry Ransomware attack has created at least tens of millions of dollars of damage, taken down hospitals, and as of the time of this writing, another round of attacks is considered imminent as people show up to work ..



SitRep: BREAKING: Trump Reverses Aides, Admits He Shared Classified Info. .. - Yahoo -

Syria Accused Of Cremating Thousands of Prisoners; Ransomware Update; Mattis Phone Number Leaked Via Sticky Note; Turkey and Germany Square Off Over Incirlik



Why Governments Won’t Let Go of Secret Software Bugs - Wired -

The harder part will be determining when certain vulnerabilities, like WannaCry, are too big to keep secret. The post Why Governments Won't Let Go of Secret Software Bugs appeared first on WIRED .



WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software - Slashdot -

An anonymous reader writes: "While the world was busy dealing with the WannaCry Ransomware outbreak, last Friday, about the time when we were first seeing a surge in WannaCry attacks, WikiLeaks dumped ..



Why Microsoft's Windows game plan makes us WannaCry - Theregister -

Oh, 'collective responsibility' that old chestnut Analysis In the circular firing squad of WannaCrypt, the world's largest recorded ransomware outbreak, nobody looks good.



Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers - Yahoo -

By Jeremy Wagstaff SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers, including how it gained ..





I'm no hero, says Marcus Hutchins, who .. - Straitstimes - 16/05

The Straits Times I'm no hero, says Marcus Hutchins, who halted global cyber attack but failed IT in school The Straits Times It may come as a surprise that ..





Cyber firms say looking at possible North .. - Asiaone - 16/05

AsiaOne Cyber firms say looking at possible North Korea link to WannaCry Ransomware attack AsiaOne Symantec and Kaspersky Lab said on Monday (May 15) that ..



While Microsoft griped about NSA exploit stockpiles, it stockpiled .. - Theregister -

And it took three months to release despite Eternalblue leak When the WannaCrypt ransomware exploded across the world over the weekend, infecting Windows systems using a stolen NSA exploit, Microsoft ..



WannaCry Ransomware Shares Code With North Korean Malware, Says Researchers - Slashdot -

New submitter unarmed8 quotes a report from CyberScoop: The ransomware known as WannaCry that spread rapidly to 300,000 machines in 150 countries over the past few days shares code with malware ..





North Korea linked to global cyber attack as .. - Telegraph - 16/05

Telegraph.co.uk North Korea linked to global cyber attack as experts examine ransomware code for clues Telegraph.co.uk Symantec and Kaspersky Lab said ..



Virulent WCry ransomware worm may have North Koreas fingerprints on it - Arstechnica -

Identical code ties Fridays attacks to hacks on Sony Pictures and $1bn bank heist.



How to Protect Yourself from WannaCry Ransomware - Yahoo -

UPDATED 5:42 p.m. EDT Monday with information that WannaCry also encrypts data on some backup drives. Microsoft released a patch that prevents WannaCry infection back in March, two months before this latest version of the ..





FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCry .. - Infoworld - 16/05

InfoWorld FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCry Ransomware? InfoWorld WannaCry took down wide swaths of the internet over the weekend, then disappeared. ..



China pays for Windows XP addiction as 'WannaCry' hits - Computerworld -

The WannaCry Ransomware has wormed its way into tens of thousands of Windows PCs in China, where Windows XP runs one in five systems, local reports said Monday. More than 23,000 IP addresses in the People's Republic ..





Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry .. - Foreignpolicy - 16/05

Foreign Policy (blog) Who Is Really to Blame for the WannaCry Ransomware? Foreign Policy (blog) Microsoft, the NSA, computer users, and the nature of ..



New WannaCry variant being monitored, DHS official says - Computerworld -

A variant of the WannaCry Ransomware that emerged Monday has been able to infect some of the computers patched after the original malware struck last week, according to a top cyber official at the Department of ..



WikiLeaks posts user guides for CIA malware implants Assassin and .. - Computerworld -

The latest WikiLeaks release of CIA malware documentation was overshadowed by the WannaCry Ransomware attack sweeping across the world on Friday. WikiLeaks maintains that Assassin and AfterMidnight are ..



'Don't Tell People To Turn Off Windows Update, Just Don't' - Slashdot -

Security researchers Troy Hunt, writing on his blog: Often, the updates these products deliver patch some pretty nasty security flaws. If you had any version of Windows since Vista running the default Windows ..



WannaCry ransomware attacks won't be the last - Computerworld -

Thousands of organizations from around the world were caught off guard by the WannaCry Ransomware attack launched Friday. As this rapidly spreading threat evolves, more cybercriminals are likely to attempt to profit from ..



WannaCrypt outbreak contained as hunt for masterminds kicks in - Theregister -

Kill switch ID'd in ransomware attempt to abuse MS17-010 patch A feared second wave of WannaCrypt ransomware attacks has failed to materialize, but 16 UK National Health Service Trusts are still grappling ..





What we've learned from the WannaCry .. - Rappler - 16/05

Rappler What we've learned from the WannaCry Ransomware attacks Rappler BOUND. The WannaCry Ransomware attack locked out 200,000 computers, with perpetrators ..





The man who accidentally saved the world .. - Independent - 16/05

The Independent The man who accidentally saved the world from the NHS cyber attack The Independent The man who accidentally saved the NHS from its huge ..



Why Russia's cyber defenses are so weak - CNN -

Russia's reputation as a cyber-savvy nation that churns out computing experts has been undermined by its troubles with WannaCry Ransomware.



7 ways Apple Watch is already in the enterprise - Computerworld -

Blink and youll miss it, but Apple has become the worlds biggest wearable devices company and its Apple Watch is already in use in a variety of different enterprise implementations, even before it becomes truly smart . ..



'Perfect storm' of ransomware and network worm hits unprotected computers .. - Computerworld -

The cruel reality of a global ransomware attack that crippled computer systems in 150 countries on Friday is this: Attackers took advantage of under-prepared computer users and their ..



Slashdot Asks: In the Wake Of Ransomware Attacks, Should Tech Companies .. - Slashdot -

In the aftermath of ransomware spread over the weekend, Zeynep Tufekci, an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, writes an ..



Cyberattacks From WannaCry Ransomware Slow But Fears Remain - Slashdot -

WannaCry Ransomware, which has spread across 150 countries, appears to be slowing down with few reports of fresh attacks in Asia and Europe on Monday. A report on BBC adds: However staff beginning the working ..



How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack - Arstechnica -

A British security researcher found and pulled WannaCrypt's kill switch.



WannaCry: Everything you need to know about the global ransomware attack - Yahoo -

If you've done your best to stay away offline for the past two days so you could actually enjoy your weekend, youundoubtedly now find yourself trying to catch up on all the news surroundingWannaCry ..



WannaCry: Simple steps to stay safe from ransomware - Yahoo -

In recent days, the "WannaCry" ransomware has been causing chaos worldwide for individuals, businesses and public bodies. The virus encrypts data on infected computers then asks users to pay a "ransom" in order to ..





Monday Tech Wrap: Microsoft, Uber, Google - .. - Forbes - 15/05

Forbes Monday Tech Wrap: Microsoft, Uber, Google Forbes Microsoft has criticized governments and intelligence agencies for stockpiling ..





Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at .. - Washingtonpost - 15/05

Washington Post Monday morning blues as 'WannaCry' hits at workweek's start Washington Post TOKYO The worldwide ransomware cyberattack wreaked ..



Ransomware scum have already unleashed kill-switch-free WannaCrypt variant - Theregister -

Researchers warn over new Uiwix strain Miscreants have launched a ransomware worm variant that abuses the same vulnerability as the infamous WannaCrypt malware .





Singapore malls fell victim to WannaCry .. - Mis-asia - 15/05

MIS Asia Singapore malls fell victim to WannaCry Ransomware MIS Asia Singapore malls fell victim to the global ransomware attack known as 'WannaCry', ..



Microsoft: U.S. should not stockpile cyber weapons - CNN -

Microsoft's top legal officer said Sunday that the ongoing ransomware attacks -- which experts are calling the largest in history -- should be a "wake-up call" for governments.





Don't WannaCry? Protect yourself from .. - Thestar - 15/05

The Star Online Don't WannaCry? Protect yourself from ransomware (Updated) The Star Online A ransomware threat demands payment from a user in exchange for ..



What is ransomware? - CNN -

Using a computer virus to hold data hostage has been around for decades, but it just hit the big time with a massive global cyberattack.




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Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks .. - Mkini
Malaysiakini (subscription) Slap incident spawns more drama; Red Granite seeks 1MDB settlement Malaysiakini (subscription) Blogger Raja Petra Kamaruddin, who has been a staunch defender of Najib, launched a surprised attack on treasurer-general Irwan Serigar Abdullah whom the prime minister had ..
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The big confusion that will be GE14 - Free Malaysia .. - FMT
Free Malaysia Today The big confusion that will be GE14 Free Malaysia Today Malaysia's political standards are taking a dive, to an extent way beyond our comprehension, the latest being PAS's decision to sever ties with PKR although showing reluctance to let go of its Selangor state posts. Like ..
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Times Square: Navy veteran Richard Rojas charged with .. - ABC
ABC Online Times Square: Navy veteran Richard Rojas charged with murder after running over New York pedestrians ABC Online The man who steered his car onto a footpath in Times Square, New York, killing one person and injuring 22 others, has been charged with one count of murder and multiple ..
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Bank Negara: More measures possible to deepen .. - Thestar
The Star Online Bank Negara: More measures possible to deepen financial markets The Star Online KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara is not ruling out the possibility of introducing another round of measures, if needed, to deepen Malaysia's financial market, says governor Datuk Seri Muhammad Ibrahim. For now, ..
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Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Have Been Announced In .. - Androidhl
Android Headlines Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8 Plus Have Been Announced In China Android Headlines It was reported a couple of days ago that the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus flagship will launch in China on May 25, and it seems like that report was a bit off, as the two devices have just been ..
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Zomato says hacker agrees to destroy 17 million user .. - Indiatimes
Economic Times Zomato says hacker agrees to destroy 17 million user details, taken off dark web marketplace Economic Times 'The hacker has been very cooperative with us...his/her key request was that we run a healthy bug bounty program for security researchers,' the blog stated, which the ..
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CNBC Launches a Conversational App for the Google .. - Cnbc
CNBC CNBC Launches a Conversational App for the Google Assistant on Android Phones and iPhones CNBC "We are very excited to be a launch partner for Actions on Google for the Google Assistant on Android phones and iPhones ," said Deep Bagchee, Senior Vice President of CNBC Product and Technology . ..
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Uber Threatens to Fire Star Engineer in Legal Battle .. - Nytimes
New York Times Uber Threatens to Fire Star Engineer in Legal Battle Over Driverless Cars New York Times A self-driving Uber car in Pittsburgh last year. Uber has been accused by Waymo of conspiring with a former Google engineer to steal trade secrets from Google. Credit Gene J. ..
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Motor Authority 2018 Nissan Leaf teased Motor Authority Look for elements borrowed from Nissan's IDS concept car unveiled at the 2015 Tokyo auto show , such as the V-Motion grille and floating roof. The current Leaf with its 107-mile range is now well behind rivals such as the Chevrolet Bolt EV and ..
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