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A King’s Ransom It is Not

The first half of 2017 began with two intriguing ransomware events, both partly enabled by wormable exploit technology dumped by a group calling themselves “The ShadowBrokersrdquo;.

These WannaCry and ExPetr ransomware events are the biggest in the sense that they spread the quickest and most effectively of known ransomware to date.

Elon Musk knows what’s ailing NASA—costly contracting

"As soon as you donrsquo;t have any competition, the sense of urgency goes away."

Watch live: SpaceX tries for a third time to launch a...

The launch window for the Intelsat 35e mission opens at 7:37pm ET.

SpaceX tries again to lift its heaviest payload ever to geostationary...

After the Intelsat 35e mission, SpaceX will slow its roll for about a month.

A satellite may be falling apart in geostationary orbit [Updated]

It is not clear what might have caused the AMC-9 satellite to become unresponsive.

Linux Systemd Bug Could Have Led to Crash, Code Execution

Ubuntu fixed a Linux bug that could have let an attacker cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with a TCP payload this week.

Tuesday’s massive ransomware outbreak was, in fact, something much worse

Payload delivered in mass attack destroys data, with no hope of recovery.

Neutrino modification for POS-terminals

From time to time authors of effective and long-lived Trojans and viruses create new modifications and forks of them, like any other software authors. One of the brightest examples amongst them is Zeus, which continues to spawn new modifications of itself each year.

SpaceX completes first half of its weekend doubleheader

The company's successes are starting to stack up for the year 2017.

House lawmakers endorse reusable rockets for military purposes

This represents a pretty remarkable turnaround for SpaceX and the feds.

SambaCry is coming

Not long ago, news appeared online of a younger sibling for the sensational vulnerability EternalBlue.

The story was about a new vulnerability for *nix-based systems – EternalRed (aka SambaCry). On May 30th our honeypots captured the first attack to make use of this particular vulnerability, but the payload in this exploit had nothing in common with the Trojan-Crypt that was EternalBlue and WannaCry.

Banking trojan executes when targets hover over link in PowerPoint doc

Novel infection method doesn't require link to be clicked.