US: North Korea’s been hacking everyone since 2009

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Spread the loveTweet According to the report, the weapons in Hidden Cobra’s arsenal include DDoS botnets, keyloggers, remote access tools and different variants of malware and tools. It also said…


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7 of the Best Ransomware Decryption Tools for Windows

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Spread the loveTweet Over the past few years ransomware has been on the rise, and more and more computer users are being affected by them. Once your system gets infected…


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What You Need to Know About WannaCry Infecting Linux

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Spread the loveTweet Several days have passed since WannaCry has wreaked havoc on the world with its clever use of an SMB exploit found within Windows, yet the malware continues…


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Windows 7, not XP, was the reason last week’s WCry worm spread so widely

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 167 Share this story Eight days ago, the WCry ransomware worm attacked more than 200,000 computers in 150 countries. The outbreak prompted infected hospitals to…


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Two days after WCry worm, Microsoft decries exploit stockpiling by governments

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 149 Share this story Two days after a National Security Agency-derived ransomware worm infected 200,000 computers in 150 countries, Microsoft on Sunday criticized the stockpiling…


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How I accidentally stopped a global Wanna Decryptor ransomware attack

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 45 Share this story Wanna Decryptor (aka WannaCrypt or WCry) fiasco on several news sites, but I figured I’d tell my story. I woke up at around…


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How an Accidental ‘Kill Switch’ Slowed Friday’s Massive Ransomware Attack

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Spread the loveTweet Amid a desperate situation Friday in which hundred of thousands of ransomware attacks pelted computers in nearly 100 countries, one stroke of good fortune hit, too. As…


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That global ransomware attack was halted apparently by accident

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Spread the loveTweet Yesterday’s global ransomware attack was scary for several reasons, but quick action by a security researcher at MalwareTech at least put an end to its spreading —…


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Today’s Massive Ransomware Attack Was Mostly Preventable—Here’s How To Avoid It

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Spread the loveTweet Photo: Getty Ransomware may be mostly thought of as a (sometimes costly) nuisance, but when it hinders the ability of doctors and nurses to provide aid to…


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WCry is so mean Microsoft issues patch for 3 unsupported Windows versions

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Spread the loveTweet Health Service Journal reader comments 16 Share this story A day after a ransomware worm infected 75,000 machines in 100 countries, Microsoft is taking the highly unusual…


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