Chinese security firms are denying reports that link the WannaCry ransomware attack to Chinese authors.
Microsoft purchases U.S.- and Israeli-based cybersecurity firm Hexadite to help defend against to cyberattacks.
People whose photos have been leaked are now facing blackmail demands from the hackers, depending on the level of sensitive data acquired in the hack.
A recent survey found that a majority of medical device manufacturers believe their devices will be the target of a cyberattack within the next year.
A linguistic analysis of ransom notes attached to the WannaCry ransomware attacks suggests the author of the attack likely speaks fluent Chinese and some English.
A new crop of Android apps in the Google Play Store claim to protect Android users from WannaCry ransomware but may put them at risk.
Public opinion on Microsoft hasn't changed in the wake of the massive WannaCry ransomware attack, a poll from Morning Consult indicates.
Microsoft MS17-010 Vulnerability: EternalRocks Attack Spreading Using Same Exploit As WannaCry Ransomware
A new attack called EternalRocks is beginning to spread making use of some of the same NSA exploits used in the WannaCry ransomware attack.
There will be 20.4 billion IoT devices in use by 2020, according to Gartner.
Security researchers have put together a tool that may help users hit by the WannaCry ransomware attack decrypt their files without paying the ransom.
A number of medical device manufacturers, including Siemens and Bayer, disclosed their products are vulnerable to the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected more than 300,000 computers last week.
WannaCry Ransomware Attack: NSA Disclosed Vulnerability To Microsoft After Learning It Was Stolen By Shadow Brokers
The NSA told Microsoft about the vulnerability used to carry out the WannaCry ransomware attack that hit machines in 150 countries last week after learning the tool was stolen by hacking group, the Shadow Brokers.
General Keith Alexander, the former NSA chief called 2017 "the year of ransomware."
Long before the global WannaCry ransomware attack, hackers used the same NSA vulnerabilities in a large scale botnet hack for mining cryptocurrency.
The similarity was first discovered by a Google security researcher and echoed by a number of security experts, but they warned similarities do not equate to clear attribution.
WannaCrypt Ransomware Windows Patch: Microsoft Tells Government To Stop Hoarding Security Vulnerabilities
Following the WannaCrypt (WannaCry) ransomware attack that infected thousands of computer systems Friday, Microsoft is calling on users to update their machines and governments to stop hoarding exploits.
Arguably the biggest ransomware attack in hacker history, infecting 200,000 computers worldwide, already has started to change the way people think about cryptocurrency.
NSA Hacking Tools Used In WanaCry Global Ransomware Attack Targeting Hospitals, Banks And Tech Companies
Around 75,000 attacks in 99 countries had been reported at the time of writing.
The Las Vegas chief information officer says that he relies on artificial intelligence to keep the city's data and tech safe.
A ransomware attack, WannaCry, hit Spain telecommunications company Telefonica Friday, leaving hundreds of the company's computers inaccessible.
A widespread ransomware attack has left NHS hospitals throughout England unable to operate and has led to emergency patients being diverted to other locations.
A new ransomware-for-fire service being sold on Russian forums encrypts a victim's files and demands a ransom price based on the cost of living in their country, determined by the Big Mac index.
The tech companies were tricked by a single scammer impersonating as a supplier from 2013-2015.
A report from Symantec found 2016 was one of the worst years for cyberattacks, with an increase in phishing and ransomware in the wild and more targeted and politically motivated attacks.
Symantec, an antivirus company, released its annual threat report Wednesday stating Americans have the biggest ransomware target on their backs.
Malware targeted for MacOS increased by more than 700 percent in 2016, but still lags well behind attacks for Windows.
A particularly malicious MacOS malware is making the rounds through torrents, and it won't decrypt a victim's files even after they pay the ransom.
Licking County, Ohio's government has grinded to a halt thanks to a ransomware attack on its computer and phone systems.
A software engineer found his family's LG TV running Google TV compromised by ransomware on Christmas day. The virus demanded a $500 fee be paid before unlocking the TV.
Researchers have discovered a new Popcorn Time malware that offers victims a “nasty” new way to decrypt their files for free. Find out more about the new malware, here.