'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

/ May 18, 2017

'Shadow Brokers' threatens to release more cyber attack tools

The mysterious “Shadow Brokers” group, which leaked the stolen hacking tool used in last week’s global cyberattacks, is threatening to release more such tools next month. In a taunting online message in broken English late Tuesday, the group said it will take payments beginning ...

May 13, 2017

Researcher finds 'kill switch' for cyberattack ransomeware

A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a “kill switch” that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware — for now — that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally, they said Saturday. The researcher, tweeting as @MalwareTechBlog, said the discovery was accidental, ...

In TV interview, Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

May 1, 2017

In TV interview, Trump says China could have hacked Democratic emails

U.S. President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks. In an interview transcript published Sunday, Trump gave no ...