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Meet The Persistence of Chaos: The world's most dangerous laptop
Science

Meet The Persistence of Chaos: The world's most dangerous laptop

Can a decade-old laptop running Windows XP cost over a million dollars? Surprisingly, the answer is yes.
Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks
Science

Over a million computers remain vulnerable to WannaCry-like attacks

Two years ago, a major ransomware-based cyberattack, dubbed WannaCry, compromised hundreds of thousands of computers across the globe.
Watch out! Hackers are exploiting WordPress sites to spread malware
Science

Watch out! Hackers are exploiting WordPress sites to spread malware

Next time, when you click on a link served via email, better look at the website it is redirecting you to - as it may install a ransomware/malware on your PC.
Watch out! Anatova is a new ransomware that targets gamers
Science

Watch out! Anatova is a new ransomware that targets gamers

Researchers at McAfee have flagged a dangerous form of ransomware, one that poses as games and appears to be compromising several users across the world.
French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws
Science

French security researcher hacks BSNL intranet, exposes critical security flaws

French cybersecurity researcher Baptiste Robert claims to have gained access to a private database of state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) which contains details of more than 47,000 employees.
US blames North Korea for devastating WannaCry cyber-attack
World

US blames North Korea for devastating WannaCry cyber-attack

The US claims that North Korea was directly responsible for the WannaCry malware that hit over 300,000 computers across 150 countries earlier this year.
After WannaCry, government issues alert against dangerous Locky Ransomware
India

After WannaCry, government issues alert against dangerous Locky Ransomware

Government of India has issued an alert against Locky Ransomware, a high-intensity virus that can lock your computers and demand ransom for unlocking them.
HBO hacks: There is more to this story
Entertainment

HBO hacks: There is more to this story

It's the premonition of things that will become more commonplace.
Researcher who stopped WannaCry malware arrested by FBI
World

Researcher who stopped WannaCry malware arrested by FBI

In May, British cyber-security researcher Marcus Hutchins rose to prominence for stalling the WannaCry cyber-attack which affected millions of computers nationwide.

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