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Pooja Bedi said attackers demanded an undisclosed sum of money in order to restore her access to her company’s e-commerce website(HT FILE PHOTO)

Ransomware attackers threaten to sell narcotics on Pooja Bedi’s e-commerce website

By Gerard de Souza | Hindustan Times, Panaji
UPDATED ON OCT 05, 2020 01:45 PM IST
In her complaint, Pooja Bedi said that the attackers have threatened to use her site to sell narcotic drugs if she doesn’t pay up.
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Security experts suggest that hackers used EternalBlue to exploit a vulnerability in some versions of Windows XP and Vista systems, allowing an external party to execute remote commands on their target.(Reuters FILE)
Security experts suggest that hackers used EternalBlue to exploit a vulnerability in some versions of Windows XP and Vista systems, allowing an external party to execute remote commands on their target.(Reuters FILE)

US city hit by ransomware attack, internet shut

By Indo Asian News Service | San Francisco
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2019 09:46 AM IST
The tool that has paralysed the city is a National Security Agency creation called “EternalBlue”, which has been used in other high-profile cyber attacks including “Wannacry” in May 2017, The Verge reported on Saturday.
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