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Corporate News 14 May 2017 | 10:36 AM

Businesses brace for Monday as ransomware threat lingers

SINGAPORE/TORONTO: Technical staff scrambled on Sunday to patch computers and restore infected ones, amid fears that the ransomware worm that stopped car factories, hospitals, shops and schools could wreak fresh havoc on Monday when employees log back on.

Business 07 Mar 2016 | 12:13 AM

Apple users targeted in first known Mac ransomware campaign

BOSTON: Apple Inc customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks Inc told Reuters on Sunday.

Business 19 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Should you stock up on Bitcoins to pay for future ransomware attacks?

LAST Friday’s WannaCry ransomware wreaked havoc across the world and made some cry.

Nation 15 May 2017 | 12:00 AM

Official: No reports of ransomware strike in Malaysia so far

PETALING JAYA: There have been no reports so far of Malaysian computer networks being downed by the global cyberattack of ransomware but security experts are still on the alert.

China 16 May 2017 | 6:50 AM

China denies universities hit hard by ransomware

Shanghai (AFP) - Chinese authorities have said 66 of the country's universities were affected by the global ransomware attack, but have rejected reports of widespread damage in higher-education computer systems as "malicious" hype.

AseanPlus News 15 May 2017 | 7:45 AM

Ransomware hits‘hundreds of thousands’ of China PCs

Shanghai (AFP) - ”Hundreds of thousands” of Chinese computers at nearly 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack, a leading Chinese security-software provider has said, though the Asian impact has otherwise been relatively muted.

TECH 09 Oct 2016 | 11:30 PM

Rise of ransomware

Cybercriminals don’t just want to cripple your devices – they also want to make a handsome profit.

TECH 29 Jun 2017 | 10:55 AM

What you need to know about the NotPetya ransomware

The NotPetya ransomware, which encrypts the entire hard drive of a Windows PC, is one of the deadliest cyberattacks to date.

TECH 15 Mar 2016 | 1:12 AM

Chinese hackers behind US ransomware attacks: security firms

Hackers using tactics and tools previously associated with Chinese government-supported computer network intrusions have joined the booming cybercrime industry of ransomware.

TECH 15 Jul 2019 | 10:00 AM

As ransomware rages, debate heats up on response

Globally, losses from ransomware rose by 60% last year to US$8bil (RM32bil), according to data compiled by the Internet Society's Online Trust Alliance.