Tag: WannaCry

iot devices

5 IoT Devices That Completely Miss the Mark

Industry 4.0 is bringing us plenty of IoT devices that are improving the lives of their users in previously unimaginable ways. But, as with every industry, there are some products that just miss the...
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5 IoT Devices you Should be Investing in

In our modern connected society, IoT devices are everywhere. However, it can sometimes be hard to find one worth buying out of the millions of products on offer today. IoT devices are quickly becoming the...
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3 Brand new Mirai Botnet Attacks Against IoT Devices

This article details breaking news about three new attacks from the Mirai Botnet. You might also know this botnet as the devastating ransomware WannaCry. In April 2018, we covered the story of how university students...
hacker perpetrating a data leak

The Data Leak is Normal Now

Recurring data breaches have emotionally desensitized society to cyber criminality. I think we've been down this road with terrorism. Here, we'll explore further. Once upon a time, we joked about socially disconnected computer geniuses hacking...
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Hacker Tools and Terms: Sinkholing

Hacker tools and terminology expand alongside technology. This series will cover emerging hacking strategies and how to avoid them. The first term we will cover is known as “sinkholing”. No one enjoys being hacked even...
Things you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Everything you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Computers in several European countries are going down due to a malware dubbed 'the Bad Rabbit' ransomware. Countries in Europe are now facing another cybersecurity threat. This time, they are fighting against the so-called Bad...
New Set of Ransomware is Threatening Everyone's Cyber Security

New Set of Ransomware is Threatening Everyone’s Cyber Security

For years, security experts have been working extra hard to fight off cyber criminals and their often vicious attacks--one of which is spreading ransomware to extort money from their victims. Ransomware is a royal pain...
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Alleged Russian APT28 Used Spy Tools to Hack Hotels and Steal Info

An infamous cyber-espionage group was discovered by security analysts exploiting the same spy tools behind the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware attacks. Cyber security researchers from FireEye divulged in a blog post that an alleged Russian group...
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NotPetya Demands $250,000 USD in First Public Statement

Last week Petya "improved" upon WannaCry's attempt at a global ransomware attack. Now it has surfaced to make a public announcement. On June 28th, 2017, Petya-like attackers booby-trapped the software of a Ukrainian financial software...
nsa ransomware

You are the Weakest Link Part 1: Government Vulnerabilities and the NSA Ransomware Attack

Government intelligence systems grew along with human civilization until modern technology produced a massive growth spurt. Yet, when problems arise, the common denominator is human. U.S. Government agencies like the NSA and CIA are notorious...