wannacry

Hacking

‘WannaCry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware

The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.19
hackers

This Cybersecurity Firm Listens to the Background ‘Noise’ of the Internet

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.
Joseph Cox
12.17.18
NORTH KOREA

Feds Charge North Korean For WannaCry, Sony Hack

Park Jin Hyok is allegedly linked to some of the most significant cyber attacks in recent history, working for a front company that funds the North Korean regime, the Department of Justice says.
Joseph Cox
9.6.18
wannacry

Windows Malware WannaCry Delays Manufacturing of the Next iPhone Processor

The world’s largest chip supplier admitted that the attack that brought production to a halt was caused by unpatched Windows 7 systems.
Samantha Cole
8.7.18
PATCH IT UP

This Russian Company Sells Zero-Day Exploits for Hospital Software

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.
Joseph Cox
4.30.18
wannacry

Cryptocurrency Mining Malware That Uses an NSA Exploit Is On the Rise

Say hello to WannaMine.
Daniel Oberhaus
1.30.18
Lazarus Group

Facebook Is Disrupting North Korean Hacking Operations

The company's announcements came on the heels of the US government’s public accusation blaming the North Korean government for WannaCry.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
12.19.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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.
VICE Staff
12.19.17
wannacry

Why Is the FBI Really Going After the Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry?

An attempt to connect the dots between the FBI's surveillance tools, WannaCry, Marcus Hutchins, and Kronos.
Marcy Wheeler
9.7.17
malwaretech

Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Pleads Not Guilty to Creating Banking Malware

Marcus Hutchins, also known as MalwareTech, was shockingly arrested at the airport after Def Con.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.14.17
Internet Insecurity

The Shadow Brokers Have Made Almost $90,000 Selling Hacking Tools by Subscription, Researcher Says

An anonymous researcher has been able to identify the email address of people who have subscribed to the monthly dump service by the mysterious hacking group.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.9.17
The Rundown

BLM Activist-Turned-Politician Wants to Make Election Day into a Holiday

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
8.4.17
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