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‘Highly likely’ WannaCry cyber attack was linked to North Korea – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

'Highly likely' WannaCry cyber attack was linked to North Korea
Telegraph.co.uk
The global cyber attack that hit 150 countries is "highly likely" to have been perpetrated by hackers in North Korea, cyber security researchers have said. Researchers at Symantec have found compelling evidence linking the ransomware attack to hackers …
UN investigators looking into North Korean sanctions are hit by 'sustained' cyber attackBusiness Insider
Global cyberattack 'highly likely' linked to North Korea groupCNNMoney
NHS WannaCry cyber attacks WERE carried out by North Korea-linked hackers called The Lazarus Group, tech sleuths …The Sun
The Globe and Mail –The Independent –Reuters –Symantec
all 42 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 10:19 am

This is why Kenyan firms are vulnerable to cyber attacks – The Standard


The Standard

This is why Kenyan firms are vulnerable to cyber attacks
The Standard
Kenya has been listed as the country with the fourth-most active population of users on Facebook as well as Twitter behind Egypt, South Africa and Nigeria respectively. Recent global cyber attacks have reminded us that the days when a password was …
Ransomware cyberattacks impact growing on NZScoop.co.nz (press release)

all 13 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:22 am

How Welsh experts stopped a cyber attack – South Wales Argus


South Wales Argus

How Welsh experts stopped a cyber attack
South Wales Argus
LESS than two weeks ago, organisations and industries around the world were subject to a co-ordinated cyber attack. On Friday, May 12, ransomware codenamed 'WannaCry' infiltrated and infected machines in more than 150 countries – including the UK.
Why do we need 'accidental heroes' to deal with global cyberattacks?The Guardian
WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack Raises Legal IssuesThe National Law Review
Other Views: WannaCry cyberattack lesson: Update and protect your data oftenArizona Daily Sun
The New Times –NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) –Jersey Evening Post –The Official Microsoft Blog – Microsoft
all 1,410 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 4:13 am

North Korea’s cyber attack unit a more likely threat to Australia than any missile, expert warns – Yahoo7 News


NEWS.com.au

North Korea's cyber attack unit a more likely threat to Australia than any missile, expert warns
Yahoo7 News
As well as being believed to be the perpetrators of the 2014 Sony Studio hack, cyber security researchers found technical evidence that could link North Korea with the global WannaCry "ransomware" cyber attack that infected more than 300,000 computers
North Korea cyber war on Australia more likely than missile attack: ExpertNEWS.com.au
Nth Korea launches cyber attacks on USSky News Australia
North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'Reuters
KMOV.com –The Asian Age
all 1,895 news articles »

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 3:27 am

Can a cyberattack trigger a ‘just war’? – Religion News Service


Religion News Service

Can a cyberattack trigger a 'just war'?
Religion News Service
Tom Gallagher, CEO and publisher of Religion News Service, who moderated the panel at the National Press Club, asked when a cyberattack might trigger a military response. “What's your sense of the amount of harm that needs to be experienced,” asked …

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 10:13 pm

Report: New Cyber Attack Worm Uses Seven Leaked NSA Tools; ‘WannaCry’ Used Just Two – Breitbart News


Breitbart News

Report: New Cyber Attack Worm Uses Seven Leaked NSA Tools; 'WannaCry' Used Just Two
Breitbart News
A new cyber attack worm uses seven leaked tools from the National Security Agency (NSA), according to a report. The last major worm “WannaCry” used just two leaked NSA tools and became a global problem, affecting both private and government agencies …

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:09 pm

Cyberattack Cost Michigan Utility $2M, 14 Employees – Insurance Journal


Cyberattack Cost Michigan Utility $2M, 14 Employees
Insurance Journal
Utility officials said the cyberattack shut down its accounting and email systems after an employee unsuspectingly clicked on an email with an infected attachment. The attack required BWL to shut down phone lines, including a customer service line

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 4:49 pm

Heartbleed vs. WannaCry: A tale of two cyber attacks – FederalNewsRadio.com


FederalNewsRadio.com

Heartbleed vs. WannaCry: A tale of two cyber attacks
FederalNewsRadio.com
A long-time federal cybersecurity executive, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they didn't obtain permission to talk about the cyber attack, said there was an immediate buzz across their agency when the WannaCry attack started. The

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 9:36 am

ISS Today: Be ready for the next global cyberattack – Daily Maverick


Daily Maverick

ISS Today: Be ready for the next global cyberattack
Daily Maverick
Albertus Schoeman is a Consultant, Transnational Threats and International Crime Programme, ISS. Photo: People use computers at a cyber cafe in Taipei, Taiwan, 13 May 2017. According to news reports, a 'Ransomware' cyber attack has hit computers in …

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Posted on 22 May 2017 | 8:46 am

North Korea possibly behind global cyberattack, researchers say – Fox News


Fox News

North Korea possibly behind global cyberattack, researchers say
Fox News
The researchers said it was too early to confirm that Pyongyang was behind the cyberattacks. The researchers said they would have to study the code more. The idea that North Korea could be behind the attack is not a reach. Both U.S. and European
Cyberattack wave ebbs, but experts see risk of moreChicago Tribune
China Is Reluctant to Blame North Korea, Its Ally, for CyberattackNew York Times
Cyber attack eases, hacking group threatens to sell codeReuters
New York Post –The Independent –Securelist –Twitter
all 695 news articles »

Posted on 16 May 2017 | 3:52 am

Cyber Attack – BingNews

U.S cyber security firm says North Korea highly likely as culprit behind ransom ware, wannacry

… firm said on Monday it was “highly likely” a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was behind the WannaCry cyber attack this month that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted hospitals, banks and schools across the globe.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:25 am

Cyber threats now National Security concern – Senate

The Senate on Tuesday alerted the National Security Adviser (NSA), security agencies and financial institutions to the current and threatening dimensions of cyber attacks. The Red Chamber also made a revelation that over $450 million has been lost by …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:20 am

WannaCry Ransomware: For Some Companies, Cyber Attack Is Good Business

San Francisco: For Kris Hagerman, chief executive of UK-based cyber security firm Sophos Group Plc, the past week could have been bad. The WannaCry “ransomware” attack hobbled some of its hospital customers in Britain’s National Health Service, forcing …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:18 am

Security researchers: North Korea possible source of WannaCry cyber attack

A “simultaneous cyber attack” worldwide by the “vicious virus” had caused deep concern in global society, it said. It’s hard to pin down who, exactly, is behind the WannaCry ransomware attack that kicked off last week. There have been reports the Lazarus …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 5:06 am

Global Ransomware Cyber Attack Hits More Than 100 Countries

The largest cyber attack in recent history was carried out in May, involving the WannaCry ransomware. Total impact counts thousands of parties in 150 countries. In recent years, the cyber world witnessed an increase in the number and sophistication of …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 3:16 am

Cyber-attacks have become a fact of life

Five days fter being released, the WannaCry ransomware has infected more than 300,000 devices in over 150 countries worldwide, as reported by the United States Homeland Security Advisor. The magnitude of this cyber attack is unprecedented and the number of …

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 2:19 am

UN investigators looking into North Korean sanctions are hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

United Nations experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea have suffered a “sustained” cyber attack by unknown hackers with “very detailed insight” into their work, according to an email warning seen by Reuters on Monday. The hackers …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 5:29 pm

Symantec Says ‘Highly Likely’ North Korean Hacking Group Behind Ransomware Attack

… said on Monday it was “highly likely” a hacking group affiliated with North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry cyber attack this month that infected more than 300,000 computers worldwide and disrupted operations at hospitals, banks and schools …

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 4:20 pm

U.N.’s North Korea sanctions monitors hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

UNITED NATIONS United Nations experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea have suffered a “sustained” cyber attack by unknown hackers with “very detailed insight” into their work, according to an email warning seen by Reuters on Monday.

Posted on 22 May 2017 | 12:49 pm

Why do we need ‘accidental heroes’ to deal with global cyber-attacks?

Big tech firms say they are the only providers of large cybersecurity services – even as their products are compromised. The conflict of interest is huge

Posted on 21 May 2017 | 2:01 am

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