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October 25, 2017 10:29 AM ‘Bad Rabbit’ ransomware strikes Ukraine and Russia

A new strain of ransomware nicknamed “Bad Rabbit” has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. The malware has affected systems at three Russian websites, an airport in Ukraine and an underground railway in the capital city, Kiev. The cyber-police chief in Ukraine confirmed to the Reuters news agency that Bad Rabbit was the ransomware in question 33

October 15, 2017 5:49 AM 5 best practices in cybersecurity for businesses

2017 was the year when cyber attacks finally became front-page fodder for Indian news media. It is little surprise that this coincided with the country becoming the second largest smartphone market. The lure of India for cybercriminals has never been as high and with the government embarking on their massive digital transformation project, it will become 59

August 22, 2017 7:32 AM Android Oreo: The list of phones that will get 8.0 update, check if yours is here

Android O is finally official and it is named after a biscuit that the whole world knows and enjoys. All the rumours have proved to be true. Google has partnered with snack producer Nabsico to call the next version of Android Oreo. The biggest question on everyone's mind is whether their smartphone will receive the Android Oreo update. Ever since its debut 87

August 4, 2017 6:53 AM UK hacker arrested in US over banking malware

A British hacker credited with helping to stop the global WannaCry attack has been arrested by the FBI and indicted on several criminal counts, US officials have said. Marcus Hutchins was charged with creating and distributing banking malware, according to court filings. The case is unrelated to the WannaCry attack that struck the NHS in May, the US Justice 105

July 11, 2017 10:53 AM The many talents of Donald Trump Jr.’s attorney, a Juilliard-trained trombonist and lawyer for mobsters

The case that helped put attorney Alan Futerfas on the map was full of bloodshed, backstabbing and secrecy, like a Mafia movie that played out in real life in a Brooklyn courthouse. The year was 1994, and Futerfas, a young defense lawyer, was representing clients accused of participating in a brutal power struggle within the Colombo crime family that left ten people 33

July 3, 2017 12:56 PM Microsoft Pushing Windows 10 Users to Install Creators Update to Stay Secure

Microsoft’s trend of aggressively pushing its updates onto Windows users is now common knowledge. The company tried to tone it down a bit in the recent past, but has now announced that all Windows 10 first version users must update to the latest version as soon as possible. Of course, this time, it's reason to push the updates is much more noble - user safety 65

June 28, 2017 5:50 PM New computer virus spreads from Ukraine, disrupting world business Add to ..

A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate factory in Australia. The virus is believed to have first taken hold on Tuesday in Ukraine where it silently infected computers after users downloaded a popular 77

June 28, 2017 4:37 AM New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

PARIS — A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. The fresh cyber-assault Tuesday leveraged the same intrusion tool as a similar attack in May and proved 70

May 29, 2017 4:15 AM Judy Malware Hits Google Play Store Users, Upto 36.5 Million Devices Infected

After the recent Ransomware attack that targeted the obsolete versions of Microsoft Windows, a new malware has emerged and this time, on Google’s Play Store. The malware named ‘Judy’ was found in over 41 Google Play Store apps. By far, ‘Judy’ has already infected around 8.5 Million to 36.5 Million Google Play Store users. Security Research firm ‘Check 66

May 19, 2017 4:20 PM More people infected by recent WCry worm can unlock PCs without paying ransom

A tool released on Friday decrypts PCs running a fuller suite of Windows versions. New hope glimmered on Friday for people hit by last week's virulent ransomware worm after researchers showed that a broader range of PCs infected by WCry can be unlocked without owners making the $300 to $600 payment demand. Like Wannakey, wanakiwi takes advantage of shortcomings 54