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Posts from Date:   2017-6

Cyber-attacks to the left, ransomware to the right – we need to spend money on what?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 27, 2017

With the news that a new outbreak of malware is sweeping the globe, it turns out that many organisations are not prepared for the determined and resourced attackers that we have been warning about for some time. “Tuesday’s attacks used a different form of ransomware similar to a virus known as Petrwrap or Petya, according […]

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After WannaCry, what next?

by Jonathan Care  |  June 12, 2017

WannaCry (using the purloined exploit kit ETERNALBLUE) was paused, for now.  Heroic efforts from security practitioners around the world (and a congratulations to @malwaretech for finding the “kill switch” domain!) So, what’s next? In a word, Linux.

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