Tag: WannaCry

WikiLeaks Releases Source Code of CIA Weapon, Toast Overlay Attack Detected & DDoS-for-Hire App in Play Store

  Bad News for the CIA and The Good Guys – For the first time, WikiLeaks has published the source code for a CIA cyber weapon. Dubbed ‘Hive’, the toolkit is an implant framework system that allows CIA operatives to control malware it has deployed on a system. This is a major step change fromRead more »

China Tests Limits of US Hacking Truce, North Korea EMP Threat & Cyber Attacks an Act of War

  US – China Digital Diplomacy Struggles – Since 2015, the world’s two superpowers have agreed in writing to not hack each other’s private sector companies for commercial gain, which was recognised as the most effective demonstration of government negotiation to curtail cyberspying. However, under the surface, cybersecurity researchers along with recent world events haveRead more »

BadRabbit Author’s Make Mistakes, unCAPTCHA breaks reCAPTCHA & Reaper Update

  More Than Meets the Eye – FireEye, Cylance and Kaspersky have all begun to issue their reports on BadRabbit and some surprising points have been discovered. It has been found that the ransomware skips encryption if it detects Dr. Web anti-virus software or some McAfee products. This is most likely due to the wayRead more »

London the Hotspot for Botnets, Hackers are Within the NHS & Apple iOS 10 Wi-Fi Hack

  London Hotspot for BotnetsĀ – 34% of all the botnets in the UK are within the confines of the capital city it has been found. Utilising Norton’s European map of botnets, you can examine which countries hold the top spots in regards to amount of botnets within their borders and also how many botnets thereRead more »