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Two suspects arrested in connection with WannaCry Android lookalikes

Chinese authorities have arrested two individuals who are believed to have helped develop and distribute Android ransomware mimicking the WannaCry ransom-worm.

David Bisson reports.

Windows XP ‘did not contribute much’ to WannaCry infection totals

Even in the absence of encrypted files, no one wants a Blue Screen of Death.

David Bisson reports.

Companies keeping Bitcoin on hand in case of ransomware attacks

Companies are stockpiling Bitcoin just in case they suffer a ransomware attack and need to quickly regain access to their data.

David Bisson reports.

Microsoft: WannaCry outbreak reveals why governments shouldn’t hoard vulnerabilities

The NSA built the exploit which was used by the WannaCry ransomware to spread. But the NSA only told Microsoft because hackers had stolen the details from them.

Understandably, Microsoft is less than impressed…

David Bisson reports.

WannaCry ransomware hits systems worldwide

The WannaCry ransomware is hitting organisations around the world – including the UK’s National Health Service – assisted by a vulnerability that the NSA chose to keep secret from MIcrosoft.

Smashing Security podcast: Email attachment malware

Email attachment malware is the thorny topic tackled by computer security veterans Graham Cluley, Carole Theriault and Vanja Svajcer in this special “splinter” episode from the Smashing Security podcast team.

Services slowly resume after malware strikes UK hospitals

Services at a number of UK hospitals are slowly beginning to resume after a computer virus infected the electronic systems of their managing health care trust.

David Bisson reports.

Where’s the macro? Malware authors are now using OLE embedding to deliver malicious files

Microsoft is warning of a rise in attacks using boobytrapped Word documents, with malicious content embedded within using OLE.

Dozens of mobile health apps found vulnerable to security risks

Researchers have found that dozens of mobile health apps are vulnerable to at least some of the top ten mobile risks identified by the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) project.

David Bisson reports.

How a simple email error revealed the identities of hundreds of HIV patients

A sexual health clinic in Soho, London, is the latest organisation to fall foul of the all-too-common CC/BCC error.

Yes, you *can* still get Windows XP security updates after April 8th. But it will cost you £5.5 million

The UK Government is paying Microsoft over £5.5 million of taxpayers’ money to receive Windows XP support and security updates for a further 12 months.

Because a warning seven years ago wasn’t enough time for them to get their act together.

Public speaking

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Recent media appearances

Here is an incomplete list of some of my recent media appearances. If you are a member of the press and would like to interview me, please get in touch. July 2020 Forbes. “Hackers Compromise Russian Foreign Ministry Twitter Account, Ask $600,000 For ‘Stolen’ Database”. June 2020 Databreaches.net. ” Months later, KeepNet issues a statement

The LulzSec hackers who boasted they were "Gods" await their sentence

Four members of the notorious LulzSec hacking gang, who attacked websites belonging to the likes of the CIA, the NHS and the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), are due to be sentenced by the UK authorities.

Hackers threaten revenge if LulzSec hackers are given stiff sentences today

Hackers are threatening to wreak revenge on the authorities if members of the LulzSec gang receive tough sentences in a London courtroom today.