Petya Ransomware Cripples Ukrainian and Russian Computers
June 27, 2017 With WannaCry barely in the rearview mirror, another ransomware strain has been affecting computers throughout Europe today. The Petya ransomware, as it is known, infected thousands of computers earlier today, spreading between machines and ...
It's already too late for today's ransomware victims to pay up and save their computers
June 27, 2017 After thousands of infections, the new Petya ransomware has run into its first major problem, as a German email provider has blocked the email account the virus was using to manage ransom demands.
Encrypting ransomware Petya attacks computers worldwide — Kaspersky Lab
June 27, 2017 MOSCOW, June 27. /TASS/. The encrypting virus Petya that attacked the computers of Russian oil major Rosneft on Tuesday has affected a large number of countries worldwide, Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Head Costin Raiu wrote in his ...
British Airways Computers Spark London Travel Chaos
May 29, 2017 British Airways suffered a massive computer failure that left thousands of passengers stranded worldwide, causing nearly 600 flights to be scrapped since Saturday.
How the ransomware that took down computers across the world was 'stopped' for just Rs 686
May 13, 2017 The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of $300 to $600 to restore access. Security researchers said they observed some victims paying via the digital currency bitcoin, though they did not know what percent had given in to ...
Animated Map of How Tens of Thousands of Computers Were Infected With Ransomware
May 12, 2017 A new strain of ransomware - malicious software that encrypts a computer's files and then demands payment to unlock them - spread rapidly around the world on Friday.
What Is Ransomware? Computers Around the World Infected by Malware Demanding Money
May 12, 2017 Reports of attacks came Friday from at least 99 nations, including China, Russia, Spain, Italy, Taiwan, the U.K. and the U.S. Experts have described it as the first global attack using "ransomware"—a type of malware that restricts access to users ...
Massive ransomware infection hits computers in 99 countries
May 12, 2017 A massive cyber-attack using tools believed to have been developed by the US National Security Agency has struck organisations around the world.
Telefonica Tells Employees to Shut Down Computers Amid Massive Ransomware Outbreak
May 12, 2017 We have an update on this outbreak here. The ransomware is using an NSA exploit leaked by The Shadow Brokers, and has made tens of thousands of victims worldwide, including the Russian Interior Ministry, Chinese universities, Hungarian telcos, FedEx ...
Elon Musk to plant computers in human brains to prevent AI robot uprising
March 29, 2017 “Over time I think we will probably see a closer merger of biological intelligence and digital intelligence,” Mr Musk said at the World Government Summit in Dubai.
Elon Musk starts Neuralink to develop an interface between computers and the human brain
March 28, 2017 As yet, the new company is largely the stuff of rumour, with the Wall Street Journal quoting unnamed sources. However, the newspaper notes, a medical research company called Neuralink was set up in California last July.
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