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Last month's malware outbreak cost this household company £100 million

Last month's malware outbreak cost this household company £100 million

The household goods manufacturer of such famous products as Nurofen painkillers, Durex condoms, Dettol, and Harpic, has warned that it was hit hard by the June 27th global malware outbreak which struck power plants, airports, and government agencies in Ukraine before spreading to other multinational firms.

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

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Smashing Security #031: Petya (don't know the name of this ransomware) PODCAST

Smashing Security #031: Petya (don't know the name of this ransomware)

Another major ransomware outbreak rattles the world - but no-one can decide what it's called, the danger posed to driverless cars by kangaroos, and do you really want an Amazon Echo Show?

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the "Smashing Security" podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by special guest David Bisson.

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