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DAILY VIDEO: WannaCry ransomware kill switch triggered as exploit risk remains; Technologists say Trump cyber-security executive order only a 'plan of a plan'; Sprint reportedly wants to restart merger talks with T-Mobile; and there's more.
Embedded security vendor Mocana raises a new $11 million round of funding to help directly integrate security into IoT devices.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The ransomware that’s sweeping the globe has been a while showing up, but we knew we would see it, and we knew what to do to prevent it, so how did so many get caught?
The ransomware program, which spreads like a worm, took advantage of legacy systems and poor patching—issues victimized companies should have been able to fix to thwart the attack.
Brad Smith, Microsoft's president and top lawyer, calls on governments to rethink the stockpiling of software vulnerabilities.
VIDEO: Andy Ellis, chief security officer at Akamai Technologies, discusses the technology behind DDoS mitigation and why supporting IoT technology will become increasingly challenging.
A hidden mechanism within the WannaCry ransomware worm was discovered, enabling a kill switch that temporarily can halt infections, as payouts top $50,000.
NEWS ANALYSIS: The new executive order adds important requirements and assessments missing from previous efforts, but without further action those first steps will accomplish little.
A massive attack is spreading globally by way of a vulnerability in Microsoft's Server Message Block that was patched in March.
Security industry experts call the EO straightforward but lacking in substance, with unrealistic deadlines for reviews and few proactive initiatives.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A new vulnerability allows malware to subvert the operations of Microsoft’s security software on most current systems.