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Last Friday’s massive WannaCry ransomware attack means victims around the world are facing a tough question: Should they pay the ransom? Those who do shouldn't expect a quick response -- or any response at all. Even after payment, the ransomware doesn’t automatically release your computer and decrypt your files.
Users of old Windows systems can now download a patch to protect them from this week’s massive ransomware attack, including those on Windows XP.
Microsoft on Sunday said a software vulnerability stolen from the U.S. National Security Agency has affected customers around the world with the WannaCrypt ransomware.
Consumers with HP laptops that have been accidentally recording their keystrokes can easily address the problem with a patch from the PC maker.
Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines -- at least briefly -- thanks to a "kill switch" that a security researcher has activated.
A ransomware strain appears to be spreading worldwide, by leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency.
Over two dozen HP laptop models may have secretly been recording users’ keystrokes by mistake, according to a Swiss security firm.
President Trump has finally signed a long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, which calls for the U.S. government to move to the cloud and modernize its IT infrastructure.
Security keys offer a more secure alternative to code-based two-factor authentication.
Over 100,000 internet-connected cameras may be falling prey to a new IoT malware that’s spreading through recently disclosed vulnerabilities in the products.
Starting next week, PC makers will roll out a patch that fixes a severe vulnerability found in certain Intel-based business systems making them easier to hack.
Google has stopped Wednesday’s clever email phishing scheme, but the attack may very well make a comeback.
Today's cybersecurity market is beset by vaporware, exaggerated marketing claims and shady sales tactics, security managers say.
Intel is reporting a firmware vulnerability that could let attackers take over remote management functions on computers built over the past decade.
The hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average fee to free computers hit with the notorious infection rose to $1077, about five times higher than in 2016, Symantec found.
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