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VB2017 videos on attacks against Ukraine

(In)security is a global issue that affects countries around the world, but in recent years none has been so badly hit as Ukraine. Today, we publish the videos of two VB2017 talks about attacks that hit Ukraine particularly badly: a talk by Alexander Adam…
(In)security is a global problem that affects every country in the world, but in recent years, none has been as badly hit as Ukraine. The most well known malware that… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/12/vb2017-videos-attacks-against-ukraine/

Let's not help attackers by spreading fear, uncertainty and doubt

Spreading 'FUD' in the wake of cyber-attacks is never a good idea. But it's even worse when this might be one of the attackers' implicit goals.
A week and a half after the outbreak of (Not)Petya, we are still not 100% certain about the motivation of the attackers. Was it a (failed) attempt to extort money from a large… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/07/lets-not-help-attackers-spreading-fear-uncertainty-and-doubt/

Security advice in the wake of WannaCry and Not(Petya)

As WannaCry and (Not)Petya have shown, malware attacks can do a lot of damage. So is staying safe just a case of following good security advice?
The recent outbreaks of WannaCry and (Not)Petya have left many users and organizations understandably confused about what to do and how to fend off such attacks. Thankfully,… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/06/security-advice-wake-wannacry-and-notpetya/

48 hours after initial reports, many mysteries remain around the latest ransomware/wiper threat

Whether you call it Petya, NotPetya, Nyetya or Petna, there are still many mysteries surrounding the malware that has been causing havoc around the world.
"What's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet" Shakespeare's philosophising can equally be applied to malware, and whether you call it… https://www.virusbulletin.com/blog/2017/06/48-hours-after-initial-reports-many-mysteries-around-latest-ransomwarewiper-threat-remain/

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