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Honda halts Japan car plant after WannaCry virus hits computer network

Honda discovered on Sunday that the virus had affected networks across Japan, North America, Europe, China and other regions, a spokeswoman said

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Microsoft releases new security updates for Windows XP to prevent another WannaCry attack

Microsoft has released security updates for its out-of-support but still widely popular Windows XP operating system, in a bid to prevent another cyber attack similar to WannaCry ransomware, which crippled the cyber world last month.

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India among countries worst-affected by new ‘Fireball’ malware

The new threat called “Fireball” is designed to hijack browsers to change the default search engine and track their web traffic on behalf of Beijing-based digital marketing firm called Rafotech, the malware also has the ability to download new malicious files.

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North Korea, cyberattacks and ‘Lazarus’: What we really know

With the dust now settling after “WannaCry”, the biggest ransomware attack in history, cybersecurity experts are taking a deep dive into how it was carried out, what can be done to protect computers from future breaches and, trickiest of all, who is really to blame.

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North Korea, cyberattacks and ‘Lazarus’: What we really know

Cybercrime would also seem to be extremely attractive to North Korea. It’s hard to trace, can be done on the cheap and, for those who can master the technological expertise, the opportunities seem to be everywhere.

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Unpatched software, human factor behind data breaches, says cyber security firm F-Secure

Most of the companies fall victim to cyber attackers either because of unpatched software with known vulnerabilities or because of the human factor like people falling victim to phishing emails, said Finland-based cyber security firm F-Secure.

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India a favourite for cyberattacks, says Israeli cyber security company

A cyber intelligence group has said that rapid digitisation in India has made the country prone to targeted cyberattacks

The document said Russian military intelligence "executed cyber espionage operations against a named US company in August 2016 evidently to obtain information on elections-related software and hardware solutions, according to information that became available in April 2017.

WannaCry hits Russian postal service, exposes wider security shortcomings

WannaCry compromised the post office’s automated queue management system, infecting touch-screen terminals which run on the outdated Windows XP operating system.

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WannaCry ransomware: Newly discovered vulnerability raises fears of another WannaCry

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday announced the vulnerability.

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UN’s North Korea sanctions monitors hit by ‘sustained’ cyber attack

According to an email, the hackers breached the computer of one of the UN experts investigating violations of sanctions on North Korea on May 8

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Cyber-security threat landscape has grown exponentially: CISCO

Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins has said that cyberattacks on Internet-connected devices have “exponentially” increased

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Citrix develops secure workplace services for cyber threats like WannaCry

Citrix announced a new secure digital workspace, Cloud services and a new product called Citrix Analytics to counter cyberattacks like WannaCry.

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WannaCry attack: Highly likely North Korea group behind ransomware, says Symantec

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.

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WannaCry invasion preventable with patch, security updates, says Kaspersky Lab

The installation of the official Microsoft patch and security software updates can protect computers from attacks of the WannaCry ransomware, says Kaspersky.

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EternalRocks: This new computer malware might be worse than ‘WannaCry’

Security experts identify a new strain of malware EternalRocks, that is more dangerous than WannaCry and potentially tougher to fight.