Wannacry(Search results - 22)
Jun 5, 2017, 2:36 PM IST
After WannaCry ransomware, Fireball malware hits India: How to protect your devices
The dust on WannaCry has barely settled and a new threat has surfaced in the form of Fireball malware. Check Point reveals that Fireball is capable of hijacking browsers and changing the default search engine to track web traffic on behalf of Rafotech, a Beijing-based digital marketing company.
May 29, 2017, 7:11 PM IST
It's time Indian companies start taking cyber insurance seriously
Ransomware WannaCry has unleashed wrath across the world. In India, the effects were seen far and wide from systems of the Andhra Pradesh Police and Gujarat State Wide Area Network to Maharashtra Police and Kerala's panchayat offices. With our lives going digital, there has been the need to pause and look at the increasing number of cyber crimes. As an Internet company, one of the most essential factors that should be considered keeping in view the current circumstances is 'Cyber Insurance'.
May 22, 2017, 5:07 PM IST
New ransomware EternalRocks is scarier than Wannacry, say reserachers
EternalRocks, a new strain of malware, has been identified by the researchers that targets the same vulnerability that wrecked havoc worldwide by WannaCry ransomware, a media report said. The researcher who found EternalRocks does not claim that it has spread very far yet, but its just one example of a wave of new malware based on the NSA-authored exploits. The consequences have already been serious, and they could get worse.
May 17, 2017, 8:28 AM IST
Wannacry ransomware claims BBMP systems too?
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) too faced the brunt of Wannacry ransom ware. The Palike had to declare unofficial leave for its employees till it fixed the virus, it is said.
May 16, 2017, 8:07 PM IST
Meet the 22-year-old who 'accidentally' stopped global havoc by WannaCry
Curiosity killed the cat! Or maybe not! It was the curiosity of a 22-year-old who was trying to study the WannaCry ransomware code that was causing worldwide havoc that actually led to putting a stop to its widespread. Yes, you heard that right!