Tag: wannacry

Unpatched systems at big companies continue to fall to WannaMine worm

Enlarge / This old mine is still yielding somebody Monero. reader comments 7 Share this story In May of 2017, the WannaCry attack—a file-encrypting ransomware knock-off attributed by the US to North Korea—raised the urgency of patching vulnerabilities in the Windows operating system that had been exposed by a leak of National Security Agency exploits. […]

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US indicts North Korean agent for WannaCry, Sony attacks [Updated]

Actor Randall Park playing Kim Jong-Un in the Sony Pictures movie The Interview—a movie hackers didn’t leak. Sony Pictures Entertainment reader comments 11 Share this story The Justice Department has announced the indictment of a  North Korean agent for both the theft of data and “wiper” attack on Sony Pictures in 2014 and the worldwide […]

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