NotPetya

DLA Piper and its insurers clash over multi-million NotPetya payout

Multinational law firm was hit in the crossfire as Russia-backed ransomware spread, and Hiscox is reportedly declining to pay up citing an “act of war”.


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Smashing Security #116: Stalking debtors, Facebook farce, and a cyber insurance snag

How would *you* track someone who owed you money? What was the colossal flaw Facebook left on its website for anyone to exploit and hijack accounts? And what excuse are insurance companies giving for not paying victims of the NotPetya malware millions of dollars?

All this and much more is discussed in the latest edition of the award-winning “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by Joe Carrigan of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.


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tripwire.com

BadRabbit runs out of steam – but be prepared for the next ransomware attack

The best response to the current wave of ransomware attacks is to ensure that you are prepared *before* you become a victim.

Read more in my article on the Tripwire State of Security blog.


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Global ransomware outbreak hits organisations hard

There are multiple reports from countries around the world that their computers have been hit by ransomware.


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