Petya's Ransomware Cloaking Device


Recent ransomware threats have escalated into a global crisis, and cybersecurity experts and government authorities have redoubled their investigative efforts. Of grave concern is the possibility that the recent Petya attack had more sinister motives than typical ransomware operations, and that state actors were involved behind the scenes. The Petya attack — which disrupted major government agencies, infrastructure sites, multinational companies and other organizations — actually used ransomware as a cover.

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Samsung changes production schedule of Galaxy Note 7 after controversy

Samsung’s crisis with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone hit a new low on Monday as the company confirmed that it has made changes to its production of the problem phones to ensure safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/10/10/samsung-temporarily-halts-galaxy-note-7-production-report-says.html

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Apple, SAP, Imagine Dragons raise funds for migrant crisis relief with exclusive iTunes single

Article Image In a bid to alleviate the migrant and refugee crisis impacting Europe and the Mediterranean, rock band Imagine Dragons on Monday partnered with Apple and SAP to release a new single on iTunes, “I Was Me.”

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Online payments halted in Greece, citizens eye Bitcoin to protect savings

In the midst of the ongoing financial crisis, Greece has stopped online payment transactions from going ahead using Greek debit or credit cards.

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Lenovo officially responds to Superfish, releases list of affected systems

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Lenovo has continued to “evolve” its messaging on the ongoing Superfish crisis, but the company is still dodging responsibility. It has, however, released a list of systems that “may” be affected.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/199628-lenovo-officially-responds-to-superfish-releases-list-of-affected-systems

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