WannaCry

What is WannaCry?
WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
5 Aug 2020
Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days
Zero-day exploit
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Tenable: There are far more dangerous threats than zero-days

‘If you’re scared of zero-days, you don’t know what you’re talking about’ claims Tenable
7 Nov 2019
Spanish Ryuk ransomware attack hints at new WannaCry
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WannaCry

Spanish Ryuk ransomware attack hints at new WannaCry

Ryuk ransomware continues to be a big problem for businesses with reports of attacks on Spanish organisations
5 Nov 2019
WannaCry warrior Marcus Hutchins free to return to UK
WannaCry

WannaCry warrior Marcus Hutchins free to return to UK

Security researcher avoids jail time for role in creating the Kronos banking trojan
29 Jul 2019
Working BlueKeep exploits now freely available
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Working BlueKeep exploits now freely available

The issue has been dubbed 'the next WannaCry' and now attackers can have a copy of their own, for a price
29 Jul 2019
NHS systems still reliant on Windows XP
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NHS systems still reliant on Windows XP

Government minister downplays significance of venerable OS' continued use
17 Jul 2019
NHS must spend now to prevent devastation of ‘WannaCry 2.0’
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NHS must spend now to prevent devastation of ‘WannaCry 2.0’

Positive moves are being made but they will count for nothing if a more sophisticated attack strikes
4 Jul 2019
Microsoft fixes critical RCE flaws in legacy Windows systems
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cyber attacks

Microsoft fixes critical RCE flaws in legacy Windows systems

Windows 7 and XP machines are at risk of autonomously spreading malware between PCs and networks
15 May 2019
NHS Trusts spend as little as £250 on cyber security
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NHS Trusts spend as little as £250 on cyber security

'Alarming' spend and expertise discrepancies exposed as DHSC threatens enforcement action
11 Dec 2018
It's now "impossible" to protect critical UK infrastructure
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It's now "impossible" to protect critical UK infrastructure

Parliamentary committee warns that mitigating the effects of successful attacks is becoming a 'new normal'
19 Nov 2018
Lazarus stealing millions from ATMs via ‘FASTCash’ scheme
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Lazarus stealing millions from ATMs via ‘FASTCash’ scheme

The notorious hackers have been striking ATMs since 2016 in a pivot from disruptive attacks such as WannaCry
9 Nov 2018
WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million, report estimates
The NHS fell victim to the WannaCry ransomware in 2017
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WannaCry cost the NHS £92 million, report estimates

An update to an earlier DHSC report estimates that £19 million was lost in patient care alone
11 Oct 2018
US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack
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US charges North Korean hacker with WannaCry and Sony hack

A North Korean programmer is accused of conducting cyber attacks on behalf of the government
7 Sep 2018
NHS asks IBM to boost its cyber security defences
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NHS asks IBM to boost its cyber security defences

Health organisation calls in experts, having failed to meet basic security standards on its own
2 Jul 2018
The NHS suffered 1,300 hours of downtime since 2015
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The NHS suffered 1,300 hours of downtime since 2015

The WannaCry ransomware attack was among the key factors behind network outages
29 Jun 2018
WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins faces four new charges
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WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins faces four new charges

MalwareTech security blogger's lawyer calls the new accusations "meritless"
7 Jun 2018
Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry
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WannaCry

Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry

One year on, why does no one WannaLearn?
11 May 2018
NHS agrees Windows 10 migration with Microsoft by 2020
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NHS agrees Windows 10 migration with Microsoft by 2020

Government deal with Microsoft will upgrade XP machines one year after WannaCry
30 Apr 2018
A year after WannaCry, NHS trusts fail cyber security test
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A year after WannaCry, NHS trusts fail cyber security test

Damning government report reveals NHS still fails to meet cyber security requirements
18 Apr 2018
Scale of cyber risk to UK businesses is "bigger than ever"
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Scale of cyber risk to UK businesses is "bigger than ever"

Reports chart rise of ransomware and crypto-mining attacks
10 Apr 2018
A quarter of UK councils 'have been hacked'
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A quarter of UK councils 'have been hacked'

Local authorities experience 19 million cyber attacks every year, finds report
20 Feb 2018
White House joins UK in blaming Russia for NotPetya attack
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White House joins UK in blaming Russia for NotPetya attack

US government claims to be “reviewing a range of options" in response to the findings
16 Feb 2018
White House joins UK in blaming Russia for NotPetya attack
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White House joins UK in blaming Russia for NotPetya attack

US government claims to be “reviewing a range of options" in response to the findings
16 Feb 2018