Wannacry - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Wannacry


Close to 250,000 WannaCry infection attempts in PH stopped in August alone – report

Oct 04, 2019 - 7:21 PM

The Philippines accounts for 5.8% of the 4.3 million WannaCry infection attempts in August of this year that were detected and stopped by security firm Sophos.

Ransomware 'hero' pleads guilty to U.S. hacking charges

Apr 20, 2019 - 8:41 AM

'I regret these actions and accept full responsibility for my mistakes,' the 24-year-old Marcus Hutchins, known by his alias MalwareTech,' writes, noting that the charges related to his activity prior to his work in security

'I REGRET THESE ACTIONS.' In this file photo taken on August 14, 2017, Marcus Hutchins (R), the British cyber security expert accused of creating and selling malware that steals banking passwords, arrives with his lawyers at US Federal Courthouse in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo by Joshua Lott / AFP

US charges regime-linked North Korean in WannaCry, Sony hacks

Sep 07, 2018 - 12:22 PM

The suspect, Park Jin Hyok, was part of a unit known as the 'Lazarus Group' that masterminded the notorious hacks, the FBI says

PARK JIN HYOK. First Assistant U.S. Attorney Tracy Wilkison announces charges against North Korean national Park Jin Hyok in a range of cyberattacks on September 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Chip giant TSMC says WannaCry behind production halt

Aug 06, 2018 - 8:00 PM

TSMC says some of its computer systems and equipment in its Taiwan plants were infected on August 3 during software installation. The incident is expected to cause shipment delays and cut third-quarter revenue by 2%.

U.S. says North Korea led WannaCry cyberattack

Dec 19, 2017 - 6:35 PM

Among the infected computers were those at Britain's National Health Service (NHS), Spanish telecoms company Telefonica and US logistics company FedEx

North Korean malware still lurking in networks, warns U.S. officials

Nov 15, 2017 - 1:28 PM

US Department of Homeland Security links North Korea to a group of hackers called 'Hidden Cobra' or 'Lazarus', which is allegedly behind massive cyber thefts and the WannaCry ransomware attack

UK security researcher 'hero' accused of creating bank malware

Aug 04, 2017 - 4:42 PM

Marcus Hutchins known by the alias Malwaretech is charged in an indictment dated July 12 and unsealed this week by federal authorities in Wisconsin

Global ransomware attacks on the rise – Europol

Jul 26, 2017 - 10:37 AM

To combat its rise the police agency has posted decryption tools on the No More Ransom website which has deprived attackers around 8 million euros in ransoms

Ini beda serangan siber ransom wannacry dan petya

Jun 30, 2017 - 7:46 PM

Menurut Menkominfo Rudiantara motif pembuat virus Petya bukan untuk mencari uang

BERBEDA. Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika, Rudiantara, tengah menjelaskan perbedaan serangan siver ransow wannacry dengan petya di Bakoel Koffee, Cikini pada Jumat, 30 Juni. Foto oleh Muhammad Harvan/Rappler

Setelah ransomware WannaCry, kini giliran Petya mengancam

Jun 29, 2017 - 10:38 AM

Petya mengunci data di dalam komputer dan meminta tebusan untuk membukanya

Silhouette of a hacker uses a command on graphic user interface' image courtesy of Shutterstock

Ukraine, Maersk hit in new wave of global cyberattacks

Jun 27, 2017 - 11:05 PM

UPDATED Several companies and organizations are targeted in what appears to be another major spread of ransomware

China issues warning for new ransomware virus 'UIWIX'

May 18, 2017 - 3:25 PM

A University of South Wales cybersecurity researcher says that China is particularly vulnerable because majority of the country s computer users rely on pirated software

Seoul cyber experts warn of more attacks as North blamed

May 16, 2017 - 3:10 PM

The code from the latest attack shares many similarities with past hacks blamed on the North including the targeting of Sony Pictures and the central bank of Bangladesh says Simon Choi director of Seoul internet security firm Hauri

What we've learned from the WannaCry ransomware attacks

May 16, 2017 - 12:30 AM

An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the US military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen says Microsoft s Brad Smith

BOUND. The WannaCry ransomware attack locked out 200,000 computers, with perpetrators asking for US$300 as a ransom fee. Illustration by Nico Villarete/Rappler

Dunia terancam virus pengunci data

May 14, 2017 - 5:01 PM

Untuk membuka data data yang terenkripsi pemilik harus membayar US 300

Menteri Komunikasi dan Informatika Rudiantara menjelaskan malware Ransomware Wannacry di Jakarta, Minggu (14/5). Foto oleh Ursula Florene/Rappler