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From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

From India to Britain, massive ransomware attack creates havoc

Although virtually all of the NHS is back to normal, a handful of hospitals and health service providers are still working to resolve issues caused by the cyber attack. "If you're not going to allow the NHS to invest in upgrading its IT, then you are going to leave hospitals wide open to this sort of attack". However, it says patient services today should be broadly unaffected.



Blame the 'WannaCry' ransomware attack on our own NSA

ALSO READ: Ransomeware attack: Why do WannaCry hackers demand bitcoin? "Mostly they hack directly, but they hack other countries first and transfer (the data), so various other countries are found when we trace back, but a specific IP address located in Pyongyang can be found in the end", said Choi Sang-myung, a senior director of the cyber security firm Hauri Inc.in Seoul.



Chinese Media: US Should Take Some Blame for Cyber Attack

It said it was set to sell access to previously undisclosed vulnerabilities, known as zero-days, that could be used to attack Microsoft Corp's MSFT.O latest software system, Windows 10 . That appears to be less of an issue for most smartphone platforms. Bossert sidestepped questions about the government's use of operating system vulnerabilities, but he said WannaCry involved a "vulnerability exploit as one part of a much larger tool that was put together by the culpable parties and not by ...


Protecting Windows-Based Computers From WannaCry Ransomware

Protecting Windows-Based Computers From WannaCry Ransomware

Ransomware may spread through infected attachments, malicious links, worms and other vectors. This ransomware is so unsafe because it is like a worm. If you are a victim, you are not advised to pay any ransom, as this does not guarantee the recovery of the encrypted files.


Inspired WannaCry Ransomware Attack Continues in Asia

Inspired WannaCry Ransomware Attack Continues in Asia

Since then, security experts discovered the ransomware infected more than 200,000 computers in more than 150 countries. SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON Asian governments and businesses reported some disruptions from the WannaCry ransomware worm on Monday but cybersecurity experts warned of a wider impact as more employees turned on their computers and checked e-mails.