Seven things we learned about WannaCry

CNETWannaCry is one of the biggest cyber attacks ever. Getty Images. How much worse can all this hacking get? This past week saw one of the worst cyberattacks ever, striking hospitals and businesses around the world. The attack encrypted — or scrambled RPT-Security experts find clues to ransomware worm’s lingering risks ..

French Researchers Say They Found a Last-Ditch Cure to Unlock WannaCry Files

FortuneFrench researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims’ computers first infected a week ago.French Researchers Find Last-Ditch Cure to Unlock WannaCry Files ..

Windows XP hit by WannaCry ransomware? This tool could decrypt your infected files

ZDNetWannaCry ransomware locks up files, but XP users may now have a way of recovering them but only if they haven’t restarted their machine. Image: Cisco Talos. French security researcher Adrien Guinet has figured out a way to decrypt files locked by the …French Researchers Say They Found a Last-Ditch Cure to Unlock WannaCry Files ..

There’s a WannaCry fix now, with some caveats

CNETFrench researchers released WanaKiwi, a possible solution for WannaCry victims. Comae Technologies. As the WannaCry deadline looms and hundreds of thousands of people risk losing important files encrypted by malware, a last-minute fix has arrived.Windows XP hit by WannaCry ransomware? This tool could decrypt your infected files ..

There’s a WannaCry fix now, with some caveats

CNETFrench researchers released WanaKiwi, a possible solution for WannaCry victims. Comae Technologies. As the WannaCry deadline looms and hundreds of thousands of people risk losing important files encrypted by malware, a last-minute fix has arrived.Windows XP hit by WannaCry ransomware? This tool could decrypt your infected files ..

There’s a WannaCry fix now, with some caveats

CNETFrench researchers released WanaKiwi, a possible solution for WannaCry victims. Comae Technologies. As the WannaCry deadline looms and hundreds of thousands of people risk losing important files encrypted by malware, a last-minute fix has arrived.French researchers find way to unlock WannaCry without ransom ..

Why WannaCry ransomware took down so many businesses

CNNMoneyThe ransomware, called WannaCry, targeted businesses running outdated Windows machines. It leveraged an exploit — a tool designed to take advantage of a security hole — leaked in a batch of hacking tools believed to belong to the NSA. Microsoft …Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack ..

Paying the WannaCry ransom will probably get you nothing. Here’s why.

PCWorldLast Friday’s massive WannaCry ransomware attack means victims around the world are facing a tough question: Should they pay the ransom? Those who do shouldn’t expect a quick response — or any response at all. Even after payment, the ransomware …In Ransomware Attack, Where Does Microsoft’s Responsibility Lie? ..

How to protect yourself from WannaCry ransomware

CNETThe battle against the WannaCry ransomware continues. (In many spaces it’s referred to as WannaCrypt. There appears to be no substantive difference between the two.) The attack, which started on Friday, locked people out of their computers and encrypts …Global cyber attack slows; search on for hackers, motive ..