Archive for the ‘WannaCry Ransomware’ Category

Ukrainian Man Arrested For Distributing NotPetya Ransomware And Helping Tax Evaders

August 10th, 2017

Ukrainian authorities have arrested a 51-year-old man accused of distributing the infamous Petya ransomware (Petya.A, also known as NotPetya) — the same computer virus that massively hit numerous businesses, organisations and banks in Ukraine as well as different parts of Europe around 45 days ago.

However, the story is not as simple as it seems, which portrayed this man as a criminal. I

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Hackers Behind WannaCry Ransomware Withdraw $143,000 From Bitcoin Wallets

August 3rd, 2017

The cyber criminals behind the global WannaCry ransomware attack that caused chaos worldwide have finally cashed out their ransom payments.

Nearly three months ago, the WannaCry ransomware shut down hospitals, telecom providers, and many businesses worldwide, infecting hundreds of thousands of computers in more than 150 countries, encrypting files and then charging victims $300-$600 for the keys

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[Video] Ukrainian Police Seize Servers of Software Firm Linked to NotPetya Cyberattack

July 5th, 2017

Ukrainian National Police has released a video showing officers raiding company of M.E.Doc accounting software makers, whose systems have been linked to outbreak of Petya (NotPetya) ransomware that recently infected computers of several major companies worldwide.

On 4th July, masked police officers from Ukrainian anti-cybercrime unit — carrying shotguns and assault rifles — raided the

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Windows 10 to Get Built-in Protection Against Most Ransomware Attacks

June 30th, 2017

Ransomware Ransomware Everywhere Not a Single Place to Hide!

But, Microsoft has a simple solution to this problem to protect millions of its users against most ransomware attacks.

Two massive ransomware attacks — WannaCry and Petya (also known as NotPetya) — in a month have caused chaos and disruption worldwide, forcing hospitals, ATMs, shipping companies, governments, airports and car

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Original Author of Petya Ransomware is Back & He Wants to Help NotPetya Victims

June 29th, 2017

The author of original Petya ransomware is back.

After 6 months of silence, the author of the now infamous Petya ransomware appeared today on Twitter to help victims unlock their files encrypted by a new version of Petya, also known as NotPetya.

“We’re back having a look in NotPetya,” tweeted Janus, a name Petya creator previously chose for himself from a villain in James Bond. “Maybe it’s

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No, WannaCry Is Not Dead! Hits Honda & Traffic Light Camera System

June 22nd, 2017

It’s been over a month since the WannaCry ransomware caused chaos worldwide and people have started counting its name as ‘the things of past,’ but…

…WannaCry is not DEAD!

The self-spreading ransomware is still alive and is working absolutely fine.

The latest victims of WannaCry are Honda Motor Company and 55 speed and traffic light cameras in Australia.

The WannaCry ransomware shuts

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WannaCry Ransomware Decryption Tool Released; Unlock Files Without Paying Ransom

May 19th, 2017

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals.

Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher from Quarkslab, has discovered a way to retrieve the secret encryption keys used by the WannaCry ransomware for free, which works on

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WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately

May 15th, 2017

By now I am sure you have already heard something about the WannaCry ransomware, and are wondering what’s going on, who is doing this, and whether your computer is secure from this insanely fast-spreading threat that has already hacked nearly 200,000 Windows PCs over the weekend.

The only positive thing about this attack is that — you are here — as after reading this easy-to-understandable

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WannaCry Kill-Switch(ed)? It’s Not Over! WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Arrives

May 13th, 2017

Update — After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers from WannaCry, read our latest article “WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately.” 

If you are following the news, by now you might be aware that a security researcher has activated a “Kill Switch” which apparently stopped the WannaCry

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WannaCry Ransomware That’s Hitting World Right Now Uses NSA Windows Exploit

May 12th, 2017

Update — After reading this article, if you want to know, what has happened so far in past 4 days and how to protect your computers from WannaCry, read our latest article “WannaCry Ransomware: Everything You Need To Know Immediately.” 

Earlier today, a massive ransomware campaign hit computer systems of hundreds of private companies and public organizations across the globe – which is

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