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Symantec says 'highly likely' North Korea group behind ransomware attacks

Articles : 16 | Last update : May 23, 2017 9:09:00 PM | Start : May 23, 2017 2:07:00 AM | Sources : 13

Symantec cyber sleuths: 'Highly likely' WannaCry linked to North Korean hacking group External link

Source country uk.IBTimes Tuesday, May 23, 2017 9:09:00 PM CEST | info [other]

In fresh analysis of the WannaCry ransomware attack which impacted more than 150 countries earlier this month, cybersecurity sleuths at US firm Symantec now believe it is "highly likely" that a North Korean hacking team known as "Lazarus Group" was involved....

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Hackers Defeat Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner

Articles : 7 | Last update : May 24, 2017 1:30:00 AM | Start : May 23, 2017 4:43:00 PM | Sources : 6

Breaking the iris scanner locking Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is laughably easy External link

Source country CyberParse Wednesday, May 24, 2017 1:30:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

The “future standard for phone authenticationrdquo; is not ready for mainstream use....

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Microsoft accuses Chinese ‘gaming' website of hacking Xbox accounts

Articles : 6 | Last update : May 23, 2017 3:42:00 PM | Start : May 23, 2017 8:58:00 AM | Sources : 6

Microsoft moves court as several Xbox accounts hacked External link

Source country cio-economictimes Tuesday, May 23, 2017 1:49:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Ongoing threats; Cyber Crime;

Microsoft has filed a complaint in a federal court saying that, since 2015, a Chinese gaming website has been hacking Xbox accounts and selling the proceeds in the open market....

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UN's North Korea sanctions monitors hit by 'sustained' cyber attack

Articles : 9 | Last update : May 23, 2017 12:13:00 PM | Start : May 20, 2017 3:34:00 AM | Sources : 7

UN hack: Experts monitoring violations of sanctions on North Korea hit by 'sustained' cyberattack External link

Source country uk.IBTimes Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:58:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Nikki Haley vows to 'call out' states backing North Korea and slap sanctions on them Newsweek Experts monitoring violations of sanctions on North Korea for the United Nations were reportedly hit with a "sustained" cyberattack by unknown hackers earlier this month....

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Newly identified ransomware ‘EternalRocks’ is more dangerous than ‘WannaCry’

Articles : 8 | Last update : May 23, 2017 9:45:00 AM | Start : May 22, 2017 12:44:00 PM | Sources : 6

New ransomware ‘EternalRocks’ found: Researchers External link

Source country bgr-in Tuesday, May 23, 2017 8:46:00 AM CEST | info [other]

After a host of different ransomware attacks that hit enterprises across the globe, security researchers have now identified a new strain of malware “EternalRocks” that is more dangerous than WannaCry and is potentially tougher to fight. According to the researchers, “EternalRocks” exploits the same.......

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North Korea’s Unit 180 Hacking Cell Accused Of Major Cyber Attacks

Articles : 35 | Last update : May 23, 2017 3:42:00 PM | Start : May 21, 2017 3:40:00 AM | Sources : 15

Report: North Korean Cyber Warfare Cell That Worries The West Has Links In Malaysia | Perak Today External link

Source country CyberReconnaissance Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:42:00 PM CEST | info [other]

peraktoday.com.my - SEOUL: North Korea’s main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and i... Tweeted by @taipingtv https://twitter.com/taipingtv/status/866854406477762564...

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Experts Question North Korea Role in WannaCry Cyberattack

Articles : 5 | Last update : May 23, 2017 6:23:00 AM | Start : May 20, 2017 10:59:00 AM | Sources : 5

Experts question alleged North Korean role in ‘WannaCry’ cyberattack External link

Source country japantimes Sunday, May 21, 2017 6:29:00 AM CEST | info [other]

A couple of things about the “WannaCry” cyberattack are certain. It was the biggest in history, and it is a scary preview of things to come — we are all going to have to get used to hearing the word “ransomware.” But one thing is a lot less clear: whether North Korea had anything to […] The post.......

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EternalRocks Worm Exploits 7 NSA Hacking Tools

Articles : 4 | Last update : May 23, 2017 4:35:00 AM | Start : May 22, 2017 1:07:00 PM | Sources : 4

EternalRocks Worm More Powerful Than WannaCry SMB Worm External link

Source country sensorstechforum Monday, May 22, 2017 6:27:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Other categories: Malware; Ongoing threats;

Remember the leaks of exploits used by the WannaCry SMB worm that cause more than 240,000 detections in 48 hours? If you do, you’d remember they were named EternalBlue and DoublePulsar. A new worm has appeared, carrying the name EternalRocks... Read more The post EternalRocks Worm More Powerful Than.......

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