Category: Tech

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staffJuly 5, 2017

Petya hackers issue fresh ransom demand

The perpetrators of a recent cyber-attack that disrupted businesses across the world appear to have accessed the ransom payments they ...

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staffJune 28, 2017

‘Vaccine’ created for huge cyber-attack

Security researchers have discovered a “vaccine” for the huge cyber-attack that hit organisations across the world on Tuesday. The creation ...

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staffJune 27, 2017

Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP ...

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staffJune 16, 2017

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and ...

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staffMay 23, 2017

Ransomware attack hero Marcus Hutchins condemns ‘super-invasive’ tabloids

He inadvertently halted the global spread of the international ransomware attack and will donate thousands of pounds of his reward ...

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staffMay 22, 2017

Leaks ‘expose peculiar Facebook moderation policy’

How Facebook censors what its users see has been revealed by internal documents, the Guardian newspaper says. It said the ...

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staffMay 18, 2017

EU fines Facebook over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp data claim

Facebook has been fined 110m euros by the EU for providing “incorrect or misleading” information during its purchase of messaging ...

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staffMay 16, 2017

WannaCry ransomware cyber-attack ‘may have N Korea link’

Who was behind the huge global cyber-attack? One prominent theory right now is North Korea – but what we know ...

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staffMay 15, 2017

Ransomware cyber-attack a wake-up call, Microsoft warns

A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up ...

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staffMay 13, 2017

Cyber-attack ‘unprecedented’ in scale

A cyber-attack that hit organisations worldwide including the UK’s National Health Service was “unprecedented”, Europe’s police agency says. Europol also ...