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Odd findings about the WannaCry ransomware attack have left cybersecurity researchers confused
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Odd findings about the WannaCry ransomware attack have left cybersecurity researchers confused

The WannaCry malware that spread to more than 100 countries in a few hours is throwing up several surprises for cybersecurity researchers.

Disruption continues as cybersecurity agencies push back to slow down ransomware attack
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Disruption continues as cybersecurity agencies push back to slow down ransomware attack

The ransomware attack was unleashed Friday, striking hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide by exploiting known vulnerabilities in older Microsoft operating systems.

WannaCry ransomware did not have any serious impact on India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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WannaCry ransomware did not have any serious impact on India, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

India is also coordinating with international agencies, cleaning up the malware and conducting cyber drill regularly to foil possible cyber attacks.

WannaCry Ransomware: Banks did not operate ATMs running on old software to avoid ransomware threat
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WannaCry Ransomware: Banks did not operate ATMs running on old software to avoid ransomware threat

As part of precautionary measures, banks did not operate some ATMs running on old software in view of threat from ransomware ‘WannaCry’.

WannaCry ransomware had 'nearly zero' impact in India, says Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
India

WannaCry ransomware had 'nearly zero' impact in India, says Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Trying to instil confidence among people, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday said the ongoing cyber attack by ransomware virus 'WannaCrypt' had nearly zero impact in India.

Investors are rushing to buy cybersecurity stocks after WannaCry ransomware attack
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Investors are rushing to buy cybersecurity stocks after WannaCry ransomware attack

A global "ransomware" attack disrupting factories, hospitals, shops and schools spurred European investors on Monday to buy up stocks.

WannaCry ransomware hits Chinese schools and government systems as attack slows down
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WannaCry ransomware hits Chinese schools and government systems as attack slows down

An official from Cybersecurity Administration China (CAC) told local media on Monday that the spread of the ransomware was slowing.

WannaCry attack: 70% of the ATMs in India are particularly vulnerable to ransomware
Business

WannaCry attack: 70% of the ATMs in India are particularly vulnerable to ransomware

The full extent of the damage caused by the ransomware is not yet known, and businesses around the world are scrambling to bolster their defenses

Here are five ways to protect your data from ransomware cyber attacks
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Here are five ways to protect your data from ransomware cyber attacks

This weekend's global online extortion attack reinforces the need for businesses and other large organizations to update their computer operating systems.

WannaCry ransomware: Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attacks; CERT-IN to collect info
India

WannaCry ransomware: Govt activates mechanism to prevent cyber attacks; CERT-IN to collect info

The government on Sunday said it has activated a "preparedness and response mechanism" to prevent any major cyber attack from a new ransomware — "WannaCry" — which has infected computer systems around the world

Kill switch for ransomware cyberattack discovered; researcher warns crisis not over
World

Kill switch for ransomware cyberattack discovered; researcher warns crisis not over

A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware, for now, that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally.