Researchers have discovered a shared backend infrastructure between the Jaff ransomware and a black market carder shop.
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Pandemic is a Windows implant built by the CIA that turns file servers into Patient Zero on a local network, infecting machines requesting files with Trojanized replacements.
A massive malware campaign has already infected 250 million Windows and Mac OS computers worldwide.
Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have found a number of programming errors in the WannaCry ransomware code that put file recovery within reach of sysadmins.
Google announced today new security features in Gmail, including the news that it will enhance early phishing detection in Gmail through dedicated machine learning.
A linguistics analysis of the 28 ransom notes included with WannaCry indicate that native Chinese and English speakers wrote the original note, Flashpoint said.
An academic paper to be presented today at IEEE posits that analysis of network signals provides a better early warning of malware than infections than current practices.
A worm called EternalRocks has been spreading seven Windows SMB exploits leaked by the ShadowBrokers, including EternalBlue, which was used to spread WannaCry.
Tools are beginning to emerge that can be used to begin the process of recovering files encrypted by WannaCry on some Windows systems.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss WannaCry, Microsoft’s response, the killswitches, a potential link with Lazarus Group, and what the future holds for the ShadowBrokers.