Major Ransomware Attack Sweeps Europe

All total, up to 99 countries were hit, with security experts saying Russian Federation appeared to be the hardest hit. When asked to confirm that Wana Decryptor has struck in the USA, and at what scale, Acting Deputy Press Secretary Scott McConnell did not provide specifics.

Arsene Wenger ready to bring back Hector Bellerin

Arsene Wenger ready to bring back Hector Bellerin

Alexis Sanchez produced a clinical finish to set Arsenal on its way to a 2-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday, keeping alive the team's ambitions of qualifying for next season's Champions League. It's a nice game for Arsenal , they need a win and I expect them to do just that. "I don't know. It was tight, it was not a knife, you know". Laurent Koscielny is unlikely to be fit in time after his short spell on the sidelines with a calf issue while Alex ...

Ransomware attacks reported in Europe

WanaCrypt0r 2.0 is a malware created to lock files in Microsoft Windows-based environments and, according to Avast, is seeking the payment of at least $300 in Bitcoin to decrypt the files (with the price goes up the longer the victim waits to pay).

North Korea seeks extraditions of Kim Jong Un assassination plotters

Last week, North Korea's Ministry of State Security, its equivalent to the Central Intelligence Agency, accused the Central Intelligence Agency and NIS of infiltrating the North to commit "state-sponsored terrorism" against Kim Jong-un, trying to assassinate him with a chemical weapon.

Russia Interior ministry hacked in worldwide crisis — NHS cyber attack

A number of countries and organizations have been affected". It encrypts data on infected computers and demands payment before the information is unencrypted. "It has a "hunter" module, which seeks out PCs on internal networks", Beaumont said. "The only sensible way to tackle it is to "pull the plug" so that it can't spread any more until you can isolate the affected machines and work out a remediation plan".