The 'who' and 'why' behind Petya-like wormable malware

Rick Holland, VP Strategy at Digital Shadows, explains why WannaCry and NotPetya are a sign of things to come, and why you can expect attackers will improve their future campaigns.
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Jun 28, 2017

Petya ransomware unleashes havoc, raises alarm worldwide

Businesses urged to ensure software is up-to-date and all files are backed up.
Jun 12, 2017

Is ransomware making you a sitting duck?

Your business can survive an attack like the recent WannaCry one if you have regular backups scheduled.
Jun 5, 2017

First WannaCry, now Fireball

Latest digital threat picked up by cyber security firm Check Point has infected over 250 million computers globally – with infections also detected in Africa.
May 25, 2017

Zambia to fast-track cyber security Bills

ICT sector authorities say WannaCry attacks has increased level of urgency.
May 22, 2017

Nigeria questions WannaCry report

NITDA head claims contrary to how a Fortinet report evaluates Nigeria, there were no major incidents reported within the West African country.
May 19, 2017

South Africa, Ivory Coast top list of African WannaCry ransomware targets

Data on countries affected shows that the majority of attacks on the African continent are in SA and Ivory Coast.
May 18, 2017

Zimbabwe to fast-track controversial cyber-crime Bill

WannaCry attacks prompt authorities to prioritise proposed legislation.
May 15, 2017

'WannaCry': update systems warn Africa's security specialists

Attack widely reported as the largest of its kind observed.