Category Archives: WannaCry ransomware

Marcus Hutchins — The man who stopped the “WannaCry” ransomware

“It is not a job to him, more a passion that he happens to get paid for.” Kurtis Baron —  Founder of Fidus Information Security A young British computer wonk is hailed a hero for helping to shut down the crippling cyber attack. Follow … Continue reading

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Cyberattack cripples institutions around the world

“One NSA tool, an exploit of Microsoft Windows called EternalBlue, is being used as one method for rapidly spreading a ransomware variant called WannaCry across the world.” Forbes — Friday May 12 2017 A massive cyberattack that infected computers with ransomware … Continue reading

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INTEL TODAY DIARY — May 13 2017

Carter Page consulted with the FBI and the CIA — NSA EternalBlue used as WannaCry ransomware — Deputy FBI Director Andrew G. McCabe will report any foul play — 2018 budget for the Shin Bet and the Mossad

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