Indian police have arrested four people suspected of leaking an episode of the hugely popular TV show Game of Thrones before it was aired. Three of the accused are current employees of Prime Focus Technology, while one is a former employee.
Following the cyber attack that targeted leading companies and institutions around the world, Head of the ISF's Cyber Crime and Intellectual Property Protection Office, Major Suzanne Hobeish warned on Wednesday of the so-called ransomeware "Petya" and advised to back up one's data to avoid their loss.
Cybersecurity researchers have identified a second ongoing global cyberattack that has quietly hijacked hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, including many in the United States, for a massive cryptocurrency mining operation. While investigating the WannaCry ransomware attacks, researchers at the cybersecurity firm Proofpoint stumbled upon another “less noisy” form of malware called Adylkuzz that, the firm says, has likely generated millions of dollars in cryptocurrency for the unknown attackers.