Ransomware cyber attack targets Windows users globally

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Ransomware cyberattack targets Windows users around the world – WMUR Manchester

http://www.wmur.com/article/ransomware-cyberattack-targets-windows-users-around-the-world/9648151The attacks have targeted major companies like FedEx and hospitals, particularly in Britain, where some surgeries have been cancelled. Miliefsky said hackers found a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The ransomware is hitting computers that don’t … Ransomware cyberattack targets Windows users around the world – WMUR Manchester

An NSA Cyber Weapon Might Be Behind A Massive Global Ransomware Outbreak

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/05/12/nsa-exploit-used-by-wannacry-ransomware-in-global-explosion/It’s been a matter of weeks since a shady hacker crew called Shadow Brokers dumped a load of tools believed to belong to the National Security Agency (NSA). It now appears one leaked NSA tool, an exploit of Microsoft Windows called EternalBlue, is being … An NSA Cyber Weapon Might Be Behind A Mssive Global Ransomware Outbreak

Worldwide “ransomware” cyber attack hit 74 countries today – Axios

Over a few hours, reports surfaced that similar cyber attacks hit 74 countries around the world, for a whopping total of 45,000 attacks, according to Kaspersky’s Lab Global Research & Analysis Team, one of the top cybersecurity firms in the world … Worldwide “ransomware” cyber attack hit 74 countries today – Axios

New Zealand on watch as cyberattack hits 100 countries – Waikato Times

http://www.stuff.co.nz/technology/92544171/new-zealand-on-watch-as-cyberattack-hits-100-countriesRussian cyber security software maker Kaspersky Lab said its researchers had observed more than 45,000 attacks in 74 countries as of early Friday. Later in the day, security software maker Avast put the tally at 57,000 infections in 99 countries … New Zealand on watch as cyberattack hits 100 countries – Waikato Times