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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
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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
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
9 Sep 2019
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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
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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
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NHS systems still reliant on Windows XP

Government minister downplays significance of venerable OS' continued use
17 Jul 2019
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Why we’re ignoring the real lesson of WannaCry

One year on, why does no one WannaLearn?
11 May 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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