U.S. official: American companies avoided government help when WannaCry, NotPetya hit
A top Homeland Security official says the U.S. government was unable to fully measure the scale and impact of two recent ransomware outbreaks, dubbed WannaCry and NotPetya, in America due to a lack of private sector engagement.
Marcus Hutchins pleads not guilty to creating Kronos banking malware
"He is going to vigorously defend himself against these charges," one lawyer said.
FBI arrests researcher that stopped ‘WannaCry’ for allegedly creating Kronos banking trojan
Marcus Hutchins, 23, was arrested for his alleged role in creating the Kronos banking trojan.
WannaCry's bitcoins were converted to Monero, researchers say
The responsible parties may have relied on Monero since it hides both ends of a transaction, as well as the amount.
North Korea's internet connections to China and India come under scrutiny
Recorded Future's findings of "a near absence of malicious cyber activity" from within North Korea itself support the longstanding assumption that Pyongyang conducts cyber-operations from outside its own borders.
Microsoft patches Windows XP due to 'heightened risk' of nation-state activity
"In reviewing the updates for this month, some vulnerabilities were identified that pose elevated risk of cyber attacks by government organizations."