Showing posts with label Ransomware. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ransomware. Show all posts

May 26, 2017

Why Was WannaCry Attack Such A Big Deal?

WannaCry/WannaCrypt
WannaCry/WannaCrypt 
On Friday, May 12th, 2017, the ransomware program WannaCry started spreading to computers all over the world at an alarming rate. 

May 25, 2017

Who Is Malware Tech?

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
MalwareTech, the security researcher who inadvertently stopped the first wave of WannaCry attacks, has not enjoyed his 15 minutes of fame.

WannaCry Virus: Just The Beginning! What's Next?

WannaCry/WannaCrypt
WannaCry/WannaCrypt  
The infamous Wannacry virus has been still making it's rounds around the world. But even though the spread may be decreasing thanks to efforts by Microsoft and others, this isn't the last we'll see of this kind of virus.

May 22, 2017

How To Prevent WannaCry And Other Ransomware

WannaCry/WnnaCrypt
WannaCry/WannaCrypt  
A YouTube channel that goes by the name, Tech Gumbo, provides us with some tips on preventing WannaCry and other types of ransomware from encrypting the files on our computer .

May 19, 2017

Is Microsoft To Blame For WannaCry?

WannaCry/WannaCrypt
WannaCry/WannaCrypt  
In this episode of This Week in Law, Denise Howell and Matt Curtis talk with Andrew Rossow, cyberspace and technology lawyer about whose fault is WannaCry and what can be done about it?

May 18, 2017

Here's What You Need To Know... (WannaCry Ransomware)

WannaCry/WannaCrpt
WannaCry/WannaCrypt  
The cyber-hacktivist group, Anonymous, wanted everyone to know the truth about the WannaCry ransomware.

May 17, 2017

Chris Were's Thoughts On WannaCry/WannaCrypt Malware

WannaCry
WannaCry/WannaCrypt 
Chris Were — the creator of Quids Up, shares his perspective on WannaCry.

How WannaCry Ransomware Works

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson  
In this episode of Security Now, Steve Gibson goes through the recent WannaCry attack and explains exactly what happened, how it happened, and why.

May 13, 2017

Massive Ransomware Outbreak Thanks To NSA — WannaCry Worm Spreading Fast

Jerry
A screenshot of Jerry — the creator of "Barnacules Nerdgasm"  
Jerry — the creator of Barnacules Nerdgasm, created this video to warn everyone that they need to install the Windows Updates immediately to prevent this massive worm from infecting them and perpetuating the ransomware worm virus.

May 12, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Hits Hospitals

Megan Morrone
A screenshot of Megan Morrone 
In this episode of Tech New Today, Megan Morrone and Jason Howell talk to Iain Thompson from The Register about the latest strain of ransomware.

January 7, 2017

Ransomware For Good

Emory Roane
A screenshot of Emory Roane  
Normally ransomware is the bane of a user's existence, but now ransomware can be used for good!

November 30, 2016

San Francisco Muni Ransomware Hack

Steve Gibson
A screenshot of Steve Gibson   
In this episode of Security Now, Steven Gibson and Leo Laporte discuss San Francisco's municipal system being attacked by hackers.

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