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As investigation against Assange is dropped, WikiLeaks releases new CIA malware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

"Athena" is malware created by a military contractor and used by the CIA.

Researchers build WannaCry decryption tools for Windows XP

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 week ago

Windows XP users have a chance to decrypt WannaCry and save their files from oblivion.

U.S. universities race to contain WannaCry ransomware, officials say

by Cassandra Stephenson • 1 week ago

At least five American universities have been impacted by the global ransomware virus known as “WannaCry,” CyberScoop learned today. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Trinity College, University of Washington and North Dakota State University confirmed Tuesday that computers connected to university networks were infected by the virus, while University of Maine denied widespread infection on the Orono campus.

Sen. Warner wants action on WannaCry patching from DHS, OMB

by Shaun Waterman • 2 weeks ago

Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, of Virginia, has written to federal officials asking for details about how agencies patched their systems to protect them against the fast-spreading WannaCry ransomware.

Microsoft hurries to patch 'worst' Windows vulnerability

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks ago

Microsoft has rushed out a self-installing patch for a vulnerability in a Windows security program that allows hackers to take over a computer just by sending an email.

Microsoft uncovers hacking operation aimed at software supply chain

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

The recent findings underscore the threat organizations face through vulnerable, third-party applications.

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