Indian-origin Google researcher links ransomware attack to N.Korea

In England 47 NHS trusts reported problems at hospitals, with 13 affected in Scotland. Then in April, Kaspersky Lab linked North Korea to a new round of SWIFT-related attacks that occurred across Europe earlier this year. "I saw signs a year ago that the North was preparing ransomware attacks or even already beginning to do so, targeting some South Korean companies", he told AFP .

Following ransomware attack, Microsoft urges governments to 'wake up'

Smith's blog post did not address another factor in the ransomware's spread, one that hints at the difficulty of uniting against a hacking attack: Users of pirated Microsoft software are unable to download the security patch, forcing them to fend for themselves or rely on a third-party source for a solution.

Experts Suggest North Korean Link To Global Cyber Attack

On Monday, Google security researcher Neel Mehta posted a cryptic set of characters on Twitter together with the hashtag #WannaCryptAttribution. Mehta is referring to the two code samples here, but he doesn't go any further. One way is to investigate the code and compare it to samples that known hackers have used in the past. Hackers often reuse code, and malware tools used by Lazarus have been widely analyzed.

NHS braced for possible repeat of cyberattack chaos on Monday

Seven hospital trusts are still turning away patients from its Accident and Emergency departments after Friday's cyberattack, NHS England sources say, according to Sky News. Another government security official said no government systems were affected. The companies and government agencies targeted were diverse. The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though ...

Sonic Forces Lets Players Make Their Own Hero Character

Sonic Forces Lets Players Make Their Own Hero Character

It has just been confirmed that character customisation will be coming to Sonic Forces . Sega calls them "an evolution of the Color Powers from Sonic Colors ". Sonic Forces will come to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC during the 2017 holiday season. Rabbit - Has longer invincible time after receiving damage.

Microsoft calls for 'urgent collective action' after major global cyberattack

Microsoft calls for 'urgent collective action' after major global cyberattack

His comments came as Computer Emergency Response Teams, or CERTs, across the globe continued to deal with the fallout from infections - a Chinese security firm said almost 30,000 enterprises there had been struck - and as a running tally of the bitcoin accounts the malware's authors were collecting ransom in showed they had garnered only about $54,000 by noon EDT Monday.