Symantec said they had found multiple instances of code used both in the North Korea-linked group’s previous activity and in early versions of WannaCry.
The installation of the official Microsoft patch and security software updates can protect computers from attacks of the WannaCry ransomware, says Kaspersky.
Security experts identify a new strain of malware EternalRocks, that is more dangerous than WannaCry and potentially tougher to fight.
Reportedly, the Flokibot malware has already affected the PoS infrastructure in Brazil, with some incidents also being spotted in the US, Paraguay, Australia, and Argentina.
On WannaCry infected devices, files saved outside “My Documents” and “Desktop” can be recovered in many cases, according to Stellar Data Recovery.
At least 19 organisations in Kenya have been affected by the WannaCry ransomware in an ongoing global hacking attack.
French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry.
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Highly publicized cyber attacks are good for business for cybersecurity firms, even though experts say such attacks underscore the industry’s failings.
The organisation already had some technology initiatives such as online reservation and RFID tags.
WannaCry decryption tool is available for free and it can be used to save data on computers infected by the ransomware
Cryptocurrencies offering more anonymity are threatening to displace Bitcoin, which is a well entrenched payment method for cyber criminals.
Cyber security experts are questioning whether North Korea had anything to do with WannaCry ransomware attack
Two-thirds of those caught up in the past week’s global WannaCry ransomware attack were running Microsoft’s Windows 7
WannaCry ransomware attack: Microsoft held back the security patch update, says a new report in Financial Times