Monthly Archives: May 2017

22 05, 2017

WannaCry Unlock For Free…

By | May 22nd, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

If your PC has been infected by WannaCry – the ransomware that wreaked havoc across the world last Friday – you might be lucky to get your locked files back without paying the ransom of $300 to the cyber criminals. Adrien Guinet, a French security researcher from Quarkslab, has discovered a way to retrieve the [...]

16 05, 2017

WannaCry/WCry/WannaCrypt0r Ransomware: Digital Blood Bath!

By | May 16th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

On Friday, 12 May 2017 the world woke up to a massive Cyber Attack targeting their Windows Operating Systems. Globally on that morning, around 100,000 computers in countries in 100 different countries had been compromised by a ransomware that took their machines hostage. This malware referred to as WannaCry, Wcry and WannaCrypt0r, was the culprit [...]

15 05, 2017

How to Accidentally Stop a Global Cyber Attacks

By | May 15th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

So finally I’ve found enough time between emails and Skype calls to write up on the crazy events which occurred over Friday, which was supposed to be part of my week off (I made it a total of 4 days without working, so there’s that). You’ve probably read about the WannaCrypt fiasco on several news [...]

15 05, 2017

How to Avoid WannaCrypt or WannaCry 2.0 Ransomware Attack?

By | May 15th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

Thousands of computers got infected with WannaCry 2.0/WannaCrypt ransomware on Friday May 12, 2017. This attack is still under progress. Why is it worst? This is one of the worst cyber ransomware attacks that infects the Windows based computers that are not patched with the EternalBlue Windows patch released in March 2017. This ransomware does [...]

8 05, 2017

Threat Spotlight: Philadelphia Ransomware

By | May 8th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

Introduction It has been increasingly popular for malware authors to create and sell various frameworks to create ransomware easily. With an estimated 752% increase in new ransomware families in 2016, both Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) models such as Satan, or one-time license models like Philadelphia make it trivially easy for those with enough money and absolutely no [...]