Petya Malware Causes Disruption Across the Globe, Europe Worst Hit

Petya ransomware, a new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the new Petya cyber-assault paralysed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily […]

Internet-connected gadgets blamed for Friday malware attack

Poorly secured devices may have been compromised and turned into a “botnet” that powered the attack. Photo:AFP London/New York: Vulnerable Internet-connected devices such as cameras and digital video recorders may be to blame for the attack that took down some of the world’s most popular websites on Friday. Malware that […]