Marcus Hutchins, a British Cyber Security Researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack, has been arrested by the FBI. The Department Of Justice released an indictment accusing the 23-year-old of creating the Kronos (a banking Trojan) in 2015.
Innovation at Imperva Director, Elad Erez, creates free software to find ransomware vulnerabilities and reveals alarming number of exposed hosts. After the global outbreak of WannaCry and the renamed NotPetya ransomware, one would expect to find only a few brave
Microsoft will add a new feature to Windows Defender that will help block ransomware from being able to encrypt certain files. Yesterday, Microsoft announced that it will be adding the feature as a way to combat ransomware. The addition to
A particularly violent outbreak of ransomware being called “GoldenEye/Petya” is disrupting networks across Europe with the Ukraine being the worst hit so far. According to Bitdefender Labs: “Bitdefender has identified a massive ransomware campaign that is currently unfolding worldwide. Preliminary information
The BBC is reporting a new worldwide ransomware attack is currently underway. Victims have thusfar been in reported at least 74 different countries. The UK’s National Health Services, Spain’s largest telecom provider, Telefónica, and FedEx have all reported being hit