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US should not stockpile cyber weapons

US should not stockpile cyber weapons

However, the ATM operators dismissed any threat to customer data or money and said,"The objective of ransomware is to shut down critical information in networks and prevent access to this data". No major Indian corporations reported disruptions to operations. "Out of that batch, it is probably a high-water mark", Manky said. However, he said it's only a matter of time before a malevolent version exists.


Ransomware attacks: What makes healthcare most vulnerable

Ransomware attacks: What makes healthcare most vulnerable

Many have compared this infection to the popular Conficker worm, that continues to attack computer systems around the world even today despite the fact that the security flaw it exploits was patched in 2008. Meaning, as he wrote in a blog post this past weekend, agencies like that NSA should have a "new requirement" to report vulnerabilities they find to software makers like Microsoft, instead of stockpiling or selling or exploiting them.


Global Cyberattack: Bracing for more fallout

Global Cyberattack: Bracing for more fallout

According to Desai, real targets are the sectors that have the ability to pay, banking and government being the most obvious of all. Russian Federation was hit harder than any other country during last week's "WannaCry" attacks, though damage appears to have been kept to a minimum.


Intel and AMD are going to war with next-gen CPUs

Intel and AMD are going to war with next-gen CPUs

This part will have 10 cores and 20 threads, run at a base frequency of 3.3GHz, and offer a maximum single-core turbo speed 4.3GHz in Turbo Boost 2.0 mode, with 4.5GHz for Turbo Boost Max 3.0. Taking it down another notch, we get the Core i9-7820K. This is only the beginning, as the list goes all the way up to a 12 core/24 threaded i9-7920X.



WINDOWS Microsoft Criticizes Government Creation of Hacking Tools

The malware uses an exploit developed by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) that was released by Wikileaks after the infamous Shadow Brokers hack of the NSA-linked Equation Group last August. It demands payment in three days or the price is doubled, and if none is received in seven days the files will be deleted, according to the screen message.