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WannaCry

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
Cryptocurrency miners: the latest tool for cyber criminals
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Cryptocurrency miners: the latest tool for cyber criminals

Learn more about the new form of cyber crime that is being driven by cryptocurrency fever
13 Feb 2018
All 200 NHS trusts fail latest cybersecurity standards
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All 200 NHS trusts fail latest cybersecurity standards

Little has improved since WannaCry debacle, parliamentary committee hears
7 Feb 2018
Cybersecurity experts to enjoy highest salary hike in 2018
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Cybersecurity experts to enjoy highest salary hike in 2018

Recruitment firm predicts higher wages for developers and infrastructure specialists are also on the horizon
31 Jan 2018
Russian cyber attack would cripple UK infrastructure
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Russian cyber attack would cripple UK infrastructure

An attack would cause "thousands and thousands of deaths" says Gavin Williamson
26 Jan 2018
Met Police set to finish Windows XP upgrade in May
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Met Police set to finish Windows XP upgrade in May

The rollout process has been ongoing for more than three years
18 Jan 2018
Marcus Hutchins 'was coerced' into Kronos confession
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Marcus Hutchins 'was coerced' into Kronos confession

Lawyers will argue that US prosecutors knew Hutchins was exhausted and intoxicated
9 Jan 2018
UK government says WannaCry was North Korea's fault
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UK government says WannaCry was North Korea's fault

The Foreign Office said it will find, pursue and respond to the malicious activity
20 Dec 2017
2017's biggest security horror stories
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2017's biggest security horror stories

The year's worst security incidents we'd hate to see again in 2018
15 Dec 2017
Only 20% of UK citizens trust companies with their data
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Only 20% of UK citizens trust companies with their data

British public still trusts most public bodies despite year of data breaches
7 Nov 2017
NotPetya was nastier than WannaCry ransomware, say experts
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NotPetya was nastier than WannaCry ransomware, say experts

The malware tops the list of 2017's worst ransomware outbreaks
1 Nov 2017
What have we learnt from the NHS ransomware attack?
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What have we learnt from the NHS ransomware attack?

The malware that made businesses everywhere WannaCry is an important case study for everyone.
23 Oct 2017
Politicians’ reactions to ransomware make me wanna cry
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Politicians’ reactions to ransomware make me wanna cry

The government bungles its responses, while spy agencies let slip their tools
30 Sep 2017
NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry
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NHS gets £21m to boost cyber defences after WannaCry

Government funding comes hand-in-hand with stricter data security measures
13 Jul 2017
Only 50% of CIOs improve cyber security after WannaCry
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Only 50% of CIOs improve cyber security after WannaCry

A quarter of CIOs have experienced ransomware attacks, survey finds
4 Jul 2017
Ransomware gangs shift focus to big businesses
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Ransomware gangs shift focus to big businesses

Research shows that criminals are going after more banks and corporations
27 Jun 2017
Over a million corporate file-shares are exposed to attacks
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Over a million corporate file-shares are exposed to attacks

Vulnerable SMB ports could lead to a second WannaCry outbreak, say experts
15 Jun 2017
Microsoft patches expired Windows XP again
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Microsoft patches expired Windows XP again

Redmond updates old OS to respond to Shadow Brokers' latest leak
14 Jun 2017
Emergency patches cost companies almost $100,000 every month
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Emergency patches cost companies almost $100,000 every month

Applying last-minute security fixes is hitting companies hard, says report
1 Jun 2017
ShadowBrokers offers CISOs zero-day details for $21,000
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ShadowBrokers offers CISOs zero-day details for $21,000

The NSA-leaking group goads companies into forking out for early access to exploits
31 May 2017