Petya/NotPetya used a frighteningly novel approach to infect vulnerable systems.
UPDATED: Posteo’s good intentions screw every one of the ransomware’s victims.
British Airways will be dodging the fallout from this weekend’s chaos for a while.
This week on GulchCast, we’re discussing one of the biggest cybersecurity stories in recent memory, the massive outbreak of the self-replicating WannaCrypt0r ransomware. We’ll talk the repercussions, what caused it, and how to keep it from happening again. We’ll discuss the rumors of DHS banning mobile devices on international flights, Bitcoin’s rollercoaster week, and the new world recordholder for retweets and the chicken nuggets he did it for. All this and more, on this week’s episode of GulchCast!
The danger hasn’t yet passed from the devastating WCry worm.
UPDATED: WannaCry ransomware is attacking unprotected Windows systems worldwide.
UPDATED: Facebook faces a Parliament inquiry after a BBC report on their moderation practices.
PHOTO: BBC Worldwide & ITV
The UK’s biggest names in TV are bringing their shows to the US in a new a la carte venture.
Amazon Prime Air passes its first real-world test in Cambridge, UK.
Perhaps the hackers thought Colonel Sanders was an actual military officer?