cyberattacks

UK accuses Russia of 2017’s NotPetya ransomware attacks

The UK government has directly accused Russia of being behind the so called NotPetya ransomware attack last year -- which quickly spread around the globe, including affecting businesses in Spain, Fra

North Korea’s hackers are reportedly targeting bitcoin exchanges

North Korea’s hackers have been linked with many attacks, including the 2014 Sony hack, but it looks like the totalitarian state is now targeting bitcoin, and crypto coin exchanges in particular

Analysts think Petya ‘ransomware’ was built for targeted destruction, not profit

The description of the Petya infections hitting computers worldwide as "ransomware" may be a misnomer, security analysts suggest. The malicious software's code and other evidence indicate that the pro

The state of election technology is… improving

With the U.S. knee deep in what has been an unusual presidential primary season, many eligible voters are highly engaged in the process. But the number of Americans heading to the polls each election

How to deal with the rising threat of ransomware

Of all the money-making schemes hackers employ, the most prevalent is perhaps ransomware, a malware that is usually delivered through infected email attachments and hacked websites or websites featuri

This Could Be The Year Of The University Hack

You’re a college freshman relishing in your newfound freedom. You wake up in your cramped dorm room, roll over and grab your laptop to check Facebook -- but when you type in your password, it’s re

Goodbye Firewall, Hello Obstruction: Cyvera Gets $11M From Battery Ventures And More To Build Out A Military-Style, Zero-Day Defense

Of <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/01/08/european-cyber-security-agency-enisa-names-drive-by-exploits-the-biggest-threat-spam-on-the-decline/">all the IT threats</a> facing consumers and org

Cyber Attacks Against Journalists Are On The Rise, Says Advocacy Group

More journalists are now the target of cyber attacks, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/15/world/attacks-on-journalists-rose-in-2012-group-finds.html">said the Committee to Prote

China said, India said: Cyberattacks have the countries pointing fingers at each other

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/chinaindia.jpg" />You know how when you watch Fox News and CNN and whatnot there's all these reports of evil Chinese (or North Korean or