Internet > Phone

Post-WannaCry: Only 3% of companies are prepared for new types of cyberattacks

28 days ago   |   By The Next Web

One year ago, my phone lit up with the first text alert about the WannaCry ransomware attack. From the onset, it was clear this attack was major and that it was moving across the world at an unprecedented speed. Over four days, WannaCry inflicted billions of dollars of damages and infected more than 300,000 machines. Once my team and I handled the acute issues for our customers, our threat research team studied the differences between WannaCry and other major global incidents. The dawn of a new cyberattack era We determined that WannaCry was fundamentally different, signaling the dawn of...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Phone      Contributors      Security  


Epic is already poaching indie games from Steam

Epic is already poaching indie games from Steam

Last week, Fortnite creator Epic Games announced it was creating its own store, in direct competition with Valve's Steam store. As part of its incentive, it was using a new... Read more ...

Google+ privacy flaw forces the service to speed up shutdown

Google+ privacy flaw forces the service to speed up shutdown

While Alphabet Inc. initially intended to shut down its Google+ social media platform by August 2019 following a data breach, the company has pushed forward the date to April... Read more ...

Google Chrome for macOS Mojave to get dark mode in early 2019

Google Chrome for macOS Mojave to get dark mode in early 2019

The most popular feature of macOS 10.14 Mojave is, perhaps, the system-wide Dark Mode, with some software developers already updating their applications to adopt the new look... Read more ...

New Edge browser will support Chrome extensions and come to Xbox One

New Edge browser will support Chrome extensions and come to Xbox One

We're starting to get more details about Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Edge web browser. When Microsoft first announced the plan , we had many questions. Now, one of the... Read more ...

5 ways AI can be an ally for human rights over the next decade

5 ways AI can be an ally for human rights over the next decade

Today we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the The Universal Declaration of Human Rights by examining the positive ways artificial intelligence will affect humanity in the next... Read more ...

Australia's horrific new encryption law likely to obliterate its tech scene

Australia's horrific new encryption law likely to obliterate its tech scene

Australia‘s government signed a bill into law last week giving law enforcement agencies the right to force technology companies to reveal users' encrypted messages. Another way... Read more ...

Google+ will die 4 months sooner thanks to new bug affecting 52 million users

Google+ will die 4 months sooner thanks to new bug affecting 52 million users

After announcing in October it would be shuttering Google+, its little-loved social media site, Google today announced that, thanks to yet another security flaw, the end would... Read more ...

Add an Ethernet port to your laptop with this $8 TP-Link USB adapter

Add an Ethernet port to your laptop with this $8 TP-Link USB adapter

Better than wireless. This TP-Link foldable USB 3.0 to Gigabit Ethernet network adapter is down to $7.99 on Amazon. That price is its lowest ever and even $2 better than the... Read more ...

Rumour suggests Google is also working on a Pixel 3 XL Lite

Rumour suggests Google is also working on a Pixel 3 XL Lite

Over the past month, leaks surrounding a mid-range Pixel 3 have circulated on the internet. Now there's a new report that claims Google is also planning a Pixel 3 ‘Lite' XL... Read more ...

Machine-managed cloud, Amazon-run contact centres and bye-bye servers: the...

Machine-managed cloud, Amazon-run contact centres and bye-bye servers: the IT market in 2019

Cloud has long been establishing itself as the go-to IT infrastructure for all sorts of businesses and use cases. First it was about private cloud, and now we're seeing the... Read more ...