A piece of art called ‘The Persistence of Chaos' is being auctioned off by a contemporary artist in New York. The artwork is a laptop containing some of the most destructive viruses in existence.
Microsoft has touted the multi-layered defense strategy of Windows 10, saying that the increased security of its latest operating system against ransomware attacks make it a "worthy upgrade".
Tom Bossert, a staffer at the White House has called out North Korea for conducting the WannaCry attack. He said Microsoft and Facebook helped mitigate ongoing attacks by a North Korean backed group.
A White House staffer from the Trump administration has divulged that the U.S. considers North Korea to be the originator of the WannaCry cyberattack which struck 300,000 PCs this year.
In Nokia's latest Threat Intelligence Report, it was revealed that smartphones account for 72% of mobile network infections for 2017, with Android being the most targeted platform.
The UK's National Audit Office has released a report about the WannaCry malware attack which struck the NHS earlier this year. The NHS responded to the report with a list of measures it would take.
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Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher who first discovered the WannaCry kill switch, has been arrested by the FBI in Las Vegas over his alleged involvement in the creation of another malware.
During an investigation into large scale attacks like WannaCry, the researchers found a new Linux virus that can be used to execute commands or mine crypto-currencies on an infected system.
A new report by Lloyd's of London has found that a global cyber-attack could cost around $53 billion in economic losses, which could match the ones incurred during natural disasters.
A recent report by the AV-Test organisation showed some interesting metrics for the malware and virus market overall in 2016. Linux and macOS showed the largest gains in new attacks.
A new ransomware attack is currently causing havoc with multiple organisations across Europe, including banks, airlines, utilities and airports. 'Petya' is largely concentrated in Ukraine and Russia.
Microsoft has claimed that its new Windows 10 S operating system is protected from all known ransomware. Matthew Hickey, a security researcher was able to prove it wrong in just three hours.
The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have released a warning for the public to be wary of a North Korean state sponsored hacker group that has been operating for 8 years.
A new survey has shown consumers' perception of Microsoft following the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. Despite growing concerns, most users aren't shying away from the company's products.
The Action Fraud centre of the UK is now warning people about tech support scams saying their machine is infected by WannaCry, and then demanding a hefty amount of money as payment.
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A new report from Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab has revealed that almost the entirety of WannaCry's victims were on Windows 7, with Windows XP users being insignificant in number.
A flaw in the way WannaCry operates has allowed a couple of researchers to create decryptors for those affected by the ransomware. That said, these solutions only work for some versions of Windows.
Shadow Brokers, the hacker group that back in April published the EternalBlue exploit used to create the Wannacry ransomware, are now threatening to release even more tools this June.
A security expert from Google has found a link between the global ransomware attack known as WannaCry and the hacker group Lazarus, who have been accused of working on behalf of North Korea.
Hospitals, universities, tech companies, Petrochina, and numerous government offices are a part of the nearly 30,000 Chinese establishments affected by the recent ransomware attacks.
Microsoft's Brad Smith has reiterated the need for a Digital Geneva Convention, in light of the recent attacks. He also blamed government vulnerability stockpiles as partly responsible for the attack.
The highly infectious ransomware known as 'Wannacry', which has infected thousands of computers across the world, has evolved to combat a temporary solution discovered by researchers.
In a "highly unusual" move, Microsoft has published a security patch for Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003, preventing further spread of the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack.
A new ransomware called Wannacry/Wanna has affected over 57,000 computers in over 70 countries. The attack has hampered organisations across the world and encrypts all files pending a ransom payment.