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Wannacry

Europol warns ransomware has taken cybercrime ‘to another level’

[ad_1] Europol, the European Union’s police agency, has warned of the significantly rising threat posed by ransomware. As Associated Press reports, delegates at an international conference were told by Europol Executive Director Rob Wainwright that ransomware had taken the cybercrime threat to “another level.” An 80-page report...

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Positive Technologies Research Shows Increasing Popularity of “Rent-a-Trojan” Attacks

[ad_1] According to Positive Technologies’ statistics, 67 percent of attacks were performed for direct financial gain. Over half of attacks were non-targeted and primarily relied on malware to spread. The epidemic of WannaCry (WanaCypt0r, WCry) ransomware showed that even vigilant users, who don’t open suspicious...

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Security researcher Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty, returns to Twitter

[ad_1] After being nabbed by the FBI while leaving DefCon, the security researcher who singlehandedly neutralized the WannaCry malware attack earlier this year is back online. Marcus Hutchins, a.k.a. @malwaretech, appeared for his arraignment at a federal court in Wisconsin on Monday where he entered...

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From zero-day exploits to rampant ‘ransomware’: how advanced targeted attacks evolved in Q2, 2017

[ad_1] The second quarter of 2017 saw sophisticated threat actors unleash a wealth of new and enhanced malicious tools, including three zero-day exploits and two unprecedented attacks: WannaCry and ExPetr. Expert analysis of the last two suggests the code may have escaped into the...

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