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Ukrainian police seize software company’s servers

admin/ July 5, 2017/ / 0 comments

The announcement raised the possibility that the hackers behind last week’s wide-ranging cyberattack were still seeking to sow chaos. Tax software firm M.E. Doc was raided to “immediately stop the uncontrolled proliferation” of malware. In a series of messages, Cyberpolice spokeswoman Yulia Kvitko suggested that M.E. Doc had sent or was preparing to send a new update and added that

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Ukraine says Russia was behind the cyber attacks

admin/ July 3, 2017/ / 1 comments

Ukraine has accused Russian security services of being behind a major cyber attack that crippled operations around the world earlier this week. The Eastern European country said its security service, the SBU, has determined that the attack, which appeared to begin in Ukraine before spreading across the globe on Tuesday, was orchestrated by the same hackers who attacked the Ukrainian power

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After a massive cyber attack with ransom demands Companies struggle to recover

admin/ June 28, 2017/ / 0 comments

The company said that its preliminary findings suggest the malware is a new kind of ransomware not seen before, not a variant of the Petya ransomware, as other cybersecurity researchers had suggested. It named the malware *ExPetr*, adding that while “it has several strings similar to Petya, it possesses entirely different functionality.”

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Security researchers have discovered a vaccine for the huge wanacry cyber attack

admin/ June 28, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

The creation of a single file can stop the attack from infecting a machine. However, researchers have not been able to find a so-called kill switch that would prevent the crippling ransomware from spreading to other vulnerable computers. Experts are still unsure about the attack’s origins or its real purpose. Given that the ransom amount – $300 – was relatively

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27/6/2017 Ukraine cyber attack

admin/ June 27, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Ukraine’s national bank, state power company and largest airport are among the targets of a huge cyber attack on government infrastructure. Rozenko Pavlo, the deputy Prime Minister, said he and other members of the cabinet were unable to access their computers. He tweeted an image of his PC displaying a message claiming a disk “contains errors and needs to be

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Cyber-attack on parliament frustrates MPs

admin/ June 26, 2017/ Software updates, Technology gossip/ 0 comments

Fewer than 90 email accounts were compromised during the cyber attack on Westminster, sources told the Press Association. Parliament has been hit by a “sustained and determined” cyber-attack by hackers attempting to gain access to MPs’ and their staffers’ email accounts. Both houses of parliament were targeted on Friday in an attack that sought to gain access to accounts protected

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