Cyber Security

Cyber Security

17 06, 2017

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

By | June 17th, 2017|Conference, Cyber Security|0 Comments

British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international investigation. Security sources have told the BBC that the NCSC believes that a hacking group [...]

16 06, 2017

Top university under ‘ransomware’ cyber-attack

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

University College London, one of the world's leading universities, has been hit by a major cyber-attack. The university describes it as a "ransomware" attack, such as last month's cyber-attack which threatened NHS computer systems. The attack was continuing on Thursday, with access to online networks being restricted. The university has warned staff and students of [...]

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 [...]