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WannaCry attack is good business for cyber security firms

The WannaCry "ransomware" attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain's National Health Service.

21 May 2017 9:55 AM

French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom

WannaCry, which started to sweep round the globe last Friday and has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations.

20 May 2017 8:39 AM

North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

WannaCry has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations.

20 May 2017 8:37 AM

Overarching security crucial against ransomware attack: Mojo

Organisations around the world have spent weekend trying to recover after being hit by a virus that seeks to seize control of computers

19 May 2017 9:23 PM

Indians report spike in ransomware attacks, government says damage contained

The number of computers reported infected by a global ransomware attack in India has more than doubled.

19 May 2017 9:43 AM


48K ransomware attack attempts seen in India: Quick Heal Tech

The Pune-based company said 60 per cent of the attempts by the malicious WannaCry ransomware were targeted at enterprises

16 May 2017 9:58 PM

Oddities in WannaCry ransomware puzzle cybersecurity researchers

Some researchers have found evidence they say could link North Korea with the attack.

16 May 2017 5:37 PM

'WannaCry' attacks reported from Bengal districts

However, daily operations were not affected as the central servers remained intact, said Power Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay

15 May 2017 8:53 PM

Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs: firm

The indiscriminate attack began Friday and struck banks, hospitals and government agencies around the world.

15 May 2017 8:16 PM

No serious impact in India due to ransomware: Govt

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said the systems run by the National Informatics Centre were secured and running smoothly.

15 May 2017 8:04 PM


HP updates driver, fixes keylogger issue

The keylogging function has been around since an updated version that was released in December 2015

15 May 2017 4:35 PM

Factbox: Don't click - What is the 'ransomware' WannaCry worm?

Friday's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow as the week begins.

15 May 2017 9:04 AM

Monday blues: Damage may escalate; new ransomware attack possible, says Europol

The virus, which took control of users’ files, spread to 100 countries, including India, the UK, Spain, France and Russia.

14 May 2017 8:53 PM

Asia assesses ransomware assault, extent may not be known until Monday

China's official news agency Xinhua said secondary schools and universities were hit, but did not say how many or identify them

14 May 2017 8:52 PM

UK spending money to strengthen cyber security of health system

Prime Minister Theresa May had identified in its security review that cyber threats were one of the top threats for the country

14 May 2017 8:48 PM


Researcher finds 'kill switch' to stop spread of global cyber attack

The attacks used a technique known as ransomware that locks users' files unless they pay the attackers a sum in Bitcoin currency.

13 May 2017 11:38 AM

Global cyber attack fuels concern about US vulnerability disclosures

NSA's Hacking tools leaked online last month appear to be the root cause of a major cyber attack unfurling throughout Europe and beyond.

13 May 2017 9:25 AM

US intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

US intelligence officials are reviewing government use of software from Russia's Kaspersky Lab as senators raised concerns over security.

12 May 2017 8:11 AM

Banks find it difficult to verify the identity of online banking customers

According to the research, in 2016, 30 per cent of banks have had security incidents affecting banking services delivered via the Internet.

09 May 2017 8:43 AM

China to further tighten its internet regulations

Xi has made China's "cyber sovereignty" a top priority in his sweeping campaign to bolster security.

08 May 2017 4:06 PM