New ransomware “Bad Rabbit” hits Russia and Ukraine

A new strain of ransomware nicknamed “Bad Rabbit” has been found spreading in Russia, Ukraine and elsewhere. ‘Bad Rabbit,’ bears similarities to the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks that hit computer systems earlier this year. Bad Rabbit, which appears to have originated in Ukraine, hit computers at the Odessa international airport in southern Ukraine and the Kiev subway. […]

From Cryptolocker to Wannacrypt or Wannacry. It’s has been around for long…

The world has been under attack since 12th May 2017. A ransomware attack that started hitting developed countries from Europe, to America and spread through to Asia, India, Japan and China, has heighted the debate over cybercrime, internet regulation and cybersecurity readiness.. The WannaCry, a short for WannaCrypt ransomware, has locked thousands of computers in […]

Massive cyberattack targeting 99 countries

Hospitals, major companies and government offices have been hit by a massive wave of cyberattacks across the globe that seize control of computers until the victims pay a ransom. Cybersecurity firm Avast said it had identified more than 75,000 ransomware attacks in 99 countries, making it one of the broadest and most damaging cyberattacks in history. Avast […]