Multiple hospitals have already been extorted in cyber-attacks. Experts warn that their defence strategy could actually make the situation worse.
He stopped a global ransomware heist, but the feds just wanted to flip him.
MalwareTech, the Security Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Ransomware, Gets No Prison Time for Hacking Crimes
Marcus Hutchins, the 25-year-old researcher who helped stop the dangerous malware WannaCry on its tracks, gets a sentence of served time and will not go to prison.
The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
The internet is a bustling place, with hackers constantly firing exploits against whoever they can. Cybersecurity firm GreyNoise is trying to filter out some of that noise.
“The act of cybercrimes mentioned by the Justice Department has nothing to do with us."
The world’s largest chip supplier admitted that the attack that brought production to a halt was caused by unpatched Windows 7 systems.
Moscow-based Gleg provides zero-day exploits for medical software, and those in the medical industry are concerned about disclosure. But the exploits themselves may not be all that important in real world attacks.
Say hello to WannaMine.
The company's announcements came on the heels of the US government’s public accusation blaming the North Korean government for WannaCry.
Derailed Amtrak train was way over speed limit, officials say special counsel probe could last another year, White House blames North Korea for WannaCry attack, and more.