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New Worm Uses Seven NSA Tools, Five More than WannaCry

Called EternalRocks, this new worm is not yet weaponized
May 22, 2017 20:21 GMT  ·  By Gabriela Vatu  ·  Share:

The world thought WannaCry was the worst thing to happen to computer security, but that’s far from the truth given what security researchers just found out – namely a new worm spreading via SMB using seven NSA tools instead of the two leveraged by WannaCry. 545 more words

Computer Crime

Lessons learned at University of Calgary as global ransomware attack foiled

The ransomware virus that devastated global computer networks last week saw its insidious tendrils hit a handful of University of Calgary emails, officials say.

But nearly a year after being targeted by a… 802 more words

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Global ransomware attack 'WannaCry' is living up to its name — and more could be on the way

It may have a silly name, but the ransomware known as WannaCry is indeed making organizations world wide weep. Acknowledged as the first globally coordinated cyberattack, WannaCry (also known as… 711 more words

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'We encourage you not to click': Google Docs warns customers about spam with malicious links

Alphabet Inc warned its users to beware of emails from known contacts asking them to click on a link to Google Docs after a large number of people turned to social media to complain that their accounts had been hacked. 259 more words

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Computer Crime and Internet Fraud

The scale of the problem in fraud is pointed to the need for a small but high-powered body to bring together the numerous counter-fraud initiatives that existed. 223 more words

RE: Bitdefender Advanced Threat Control Proactive Protection Against New and Emerging Threats Both in the MSP Model or Enterprise Model

Bitdefender’s Global Protective Network (GPN) performs 11 billion queries per day, and uses reflective models and advanced machine learning algorithms to extract malware patterns, ensuring real-time protection against any threat. 370 more words

Security News World Wide

chasing the phantom

Inside the Hunt

for Russia’s Most

Notorious Hacker

by Garrett M. Graff | illustrations by Chad Hagen

Source: Wired.com

On the morning of December 30, the day after Barack Obama imposed… 48 more words

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