Monthly Archives: June 2017

28 06, 2017

Petya Ransomware Spreading Rapidly Worldwide, Just Like WannaCry

By | June 28th, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

Watch out, readers! It is ransomware, another WannaCry, another wide-spread attack. The WannaCry ransomware is not dead yet and another large scale ransomware attack is making chaos worldwide, shutting down computers at corporates, power supplies, and banks across Russia, Ukraine, Spain, France, UK, India, and Europe and demanding $300 in bitcoins. According to multiple sources, [...]

22 06, 2017

HOW AN ENTIRE NATION BECAME RUSSIA’S TEST LAB FOR CYBERWAR

By | June 22nd, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

The clocks read zero when the lights went out. It was a Saturday night last December, and Oleksii Yasinsky was sitting on the couch with his wife and teenage son in the living room of their Kiev apartment. The 40-year-old Ukrainian cybersecurity researcher and his family were an hour into Oliver Stone’s film Snowden when [...]

17 06, 2017

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

By | June 17th, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation. Security sources have told the BBC that the NCSC believes that a hacking group [...]

16 06, 2017

Top university under ‘ransomware’ cyber-attack

By | June 16th, 2017|Conference|0 Comments

University College London, one of the world's leading universities, has been hit by a major cyber-attack. The university describes it as a "ransomware" attack, such as last month's cyber-attack which threatened NHS computer systems. The attack was continuing on Thursday, with access to online networks being restricted. The university has warned staff and students of [...]