Tag: WannaCry

WannaCry ‘Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Not Guilty to Kronos Malware Hacking Charges

A lawyer for a 23-year-old British computer security researcher accused of creating malware to attack the banking system on Monday called him a “hero” and predicted he would be “fully…

Petya Ransomware: Fresh Cyber-Attack Likely ‘More Sophisticated’ Than WannaCry, Says Europol

The wave of cyber-attacks hitting Europe and North America is similar to last month’s WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appears potentially “more sophisticated,” the European police agency said Wednesday. Describing it as “another…

WannaCry Ransomware: Russian Postal Service Hit, Exposes Wider Security Shortcomings

Russia’s postal service was hit by WannaCry ransomware last week and some of its computers are still down, three employees in Moscow said, the latest sign of weaknesses…

WannaCry Ransomware: Less Than $70,000 Paid During Cyber-Attacks, Says White House

Less than $70,000 (roughly Rs. 44.8 lakhs) has been paid in a “ransomware” cyber-attack that has affected about 150 countries worldwide, the White House said on Monday. “We…