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United States: WannaCry Ransomware Attack Underscores Cyber Risks to the Construction Industry - Stites & Harbison PLLC

In a single day in May 2017, a powerful new ransomware program known as "WannaCry" infected hundreds of thousands of computers across at least 74 countries.

Half of German companies hit by sabotage, spying in last two years, BSI says

Several high-profile attacks have occurred recently, such as the WannaCry ransomware attacks in May and a virus dubbed "NotPetya" that halted production at some companies for more than a week.
Zee News

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News video: Cyberattacks Could Cost As Much As Natural Disasters

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Lloyd's of London warns that a major cyberattack could cost more than Hurricane Katrina.
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News video: New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business

New computer virus spreads from Ukraine to disrupt world business 00:43

A new cyber virus spread from Ukraine to wreak havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production at a chocolate..
Source: Wochit News -

News video: Ukraine Hit Hard By Cyberattack

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Governments and companies around the world were hit on Wednesday with a software epidemic that disrupted hospitals, ports, and banks. Ukraine was the hardest hit and it's suspected that the attack..
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News video: New Computer Virus Spreads From Ukraine To Disrupt World Business

New Computer Virus Spreads From Ukraine To Disrupt World Business 00:45

Reuters has reported that A cyber attack wreaked havoc around the globe on Wednesday, crippling thousands of computers, disrupting operations at ports from Mumbai to Los Angeles and halting production..
Source: Wochit Headline News -

News video: U.K. Lawmakers Hit With Possible Cyber Security Attack

U.K. Lawmakers Hit With Possible Cyber Security Attack 00:39

British Parliament investigated a potential cyberattack Saturday that targeted lawmaker's email accounts. Cybersecurity officials were alerted to the apparent hacking attempt and reportedly notified..
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United States: Dodged WannaCry? Get Ready For The Next Cyber-Attack! - Ice Miller LLP

After the "WannaCry" ransomware attack caused disruption in about 150 nations around the world, organizations need to be more cautious than ever of security vulnerabilities that can make them..

Petya ransomware attackers demand 100 Bitcoins for master decryption key

The Petya ransomware attack took place last week originating in Ukraine ,and spreading across different countries. Like the WannaCry ransomware, Petya exploits a security flaw in Microsoft Windows OS,..
BGR India

Russian security services were behind cyberattack: Ukraine

The malicious code in the virus encrypted data on computers, and demanded victims pay a $300 ransom, similar to the extortion tactic used in a global WannaCry ransomware attack in May. But Ukrainian..

Following ransomware attack, India asks Microsoft to offer sharp discount for latest Windows 10 update

India is pressing Microsoft Corp to offer a sharply discounted one-time deal to the more than 50 million Windows users in the country so that they can upgrade to the latest Windows 10 operating system..

BGR India News Wrap: Petya ransomware attack, Vivo under-display fingerprint scanner, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450, Xiaomi Redmi 4, and more

Another week in the technology draws to a close and the week saw pretty diverse events happening. While last week saw some pretty interesting launches and the resignation of Uber CEO, Travis Kalanick,..
BGR India

Petya ransomware attack: India worst hit in Asia-Pacific, 7th most affected globally

May witnessed the terrible WannaCry ransomware attack which managed to affect over 200,000 systems in 150 countries. Investigations are still going on with alleged suspicions on North Korea’s..
BGR India

Cyberattack hits operations at JNPT

Operations at the Jawaharlal Nehru port at Nhava Sheva in Raigad district across the Mumbai harbour — one of the biggest container ports in the country — were hit since Tuesday night as a..
Deccan Herald

Fresh cyberattack likely 'more sophisticated' than WannaCry:

A wave of cyberattacks hitting Europe and North America are similar to last month's WannaCry ransomware havoc, but appear potentially "more sophisticated," the European police agency said today.
DNA Also reported by •Zee News

Centre rushes cyber security expert to Mumbai after malware attacks port trust operations

Concerned over the latest malware attack affecting the country's largest container port JNPT's operations, the government rushed National Cyber Security Advisor Gulshan Rai to the financial capital..

After WannaCry, another ransomware program is spreading globally

After the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack earlier this year, yet another ransomware program has hit, and is spreading globally at a rapid pace. The goernment of Ukraine, its national bank,..
BGR India

DNA Morning Must Reads: 'WannaCry' hits India, Vijender Singh's Chinese test, Priyanka Chopra on singing, and more

-1. 'WannaCry' link major cyber attack sweeps globe, hits operations at India's largest container port- A major global cyber attack on Tuesday disrupted computers at Russia's biggest oil company,..

Cyber attack: Ransomware hits operations at Jawaharlal Nehru Port in Mumbai

The government today confirmed that one of the terminals at the JNPT port has been impacted by the latest malware attack. "The (shipping) ministry has confirmed that one terminal at JNPT has been..
Deccan Herald

Ukraine official says version of WannaCry virus caused cyberattacks

KIEV (Reuters) - An adviser to Ukraine's interior minister said a version of the "WannaCry" ransomware had caused outages on government websites and those of several companies, a cyberattack he called..
Reuters India Also reported by •DNA

North Korea’s Lazarus Group behind WannaCry ransomware attacks: Report

The month of May saw the WannaCry ransomware attacks hit over 200,000 systems in 150 countries. WannaCry managed to take control over one’s system and demanded ransom between $300 and $600 in Bitcoin..
BGR India

WannaCry ransomware attack: Corporate affairs ministry’s MCA21 portal also affected

The corporate affairs ministry’s key portal for making filings by companies — MCA21 — came under WannaCry ransomware attack last month, affecting certain services. The attack was “presumably”..
BGR India

United States: Enforcement Considerations For The Health Care Industry In The Wake Of The WannaCry Ransomware Attack - Ropes & Gray LLP

On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware cryptoworm attacked over 230,000 computers in over 150 countries, holding data on the computers for ransom. WannaCry spread rapidly through networked systems

WannaCry did hit India and even central govt portal. So why did Centre downplay the ransomware attack?

In May 2017, the MCA21 system was subjected to WannaCry ransomware attack. The attack was in the nature of a 'zero day attack' and was first noticed on May 7.
India Today

Cybersecurity breaches is potential risk to biz: Wipro

IT major Wipro has listed cybersecurity breaches as a potential risk to its business, stating that such attacks could lead to financial obligations to its customers. The development comes weeks..
Deccan Herald Also reported by •DNA

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