New, scarier ransomware 'EternalRocks' found

San Francisco |Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST

After a host of different ransomware attacks that hit enterprises across the globe, security researchers have now identified a new strain of malware "EternalRocks" that is more dangerous than WannaCry

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Global ransomware virus hits 19 Kenyan firms

Narobi |Saturday, 2017 6:45:04 AM IST

At least 19 organisations in Kenya have been affected by the ransomware virus in an ongoing global hacking attack.

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Companies use kidnap insurance to guard against ransomware attacks

By Suzanne Barlyn and Carolyn Cohn NEW YORK/LONDON | Friday, May 19 2017 IST

Companies without cyber insurance are dusting off policies covering kidnap, ransom and extortion in the world's political hotspots to recoup losses caused by ransomware viruses such as "WannaCry", ins

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