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The Register
Science sugar daddy extends data-sharing policy to softwarethe start of the research lifecycle", as well as having the potential to improv
The Register / Posted an hour ago
the start of the research lifecycle", as well as having the potential to improve both research and research transparency. Alan Woodward, security professor at the University of Surrey, said it was a "positive move" that he hoped would help "set... Read more
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The Register
China's 'future-proof' crypto: We talk to firm behind crazy quantum key distribution networkthere, though, because we don’t know exactly what they did with WhatsApp). Cry
The Register / Posted 6 days ago
there, though, because we don’t know exactly what they did with WhatsApp). Cryptography prof at the University of Surrey Alan Woodward said: "I think it is likely to be the sort of infrastructure more tightly controlled by government, but if they... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Australia’s Prime Minister says laws of mathematics don’t apply in his countrythis it is more “Orwellian” in nature, giving the government too much access to
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
this it is more “Orwellian” in nature, giving the government too much access to user’s private messaging habits. Prof. Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University in Guildford, England, told the BBC that criminals using encrypted... Read more
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Daily Mail
How criminals use household gadgets to spy on you inside your own homeof things is one of the scariest parts of the security landscape at the moment
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
of things is one of the scariest parts of the security landscape at the moment — it is the soft underbelly,’ says Professor Alan Woodward, a cyber-security expert at Surrey University. ‘No one will attack the strongest part of the wall, but the... Read more
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express
Ransomware cyber-attacks by ‘Russian hackers’ could spark WORLD WAR 3, NATO chief warnssoftware is believed to be an updated version of a ransomware that appeared las
express / Posted 26 days ago
software is believed to be an updated version of a ransomware that appeared last year, according to experts. Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, said: "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that... Read more
26d
Scotsman
£3.5bn warship ‘using Windows XP system at centre of NHS hack’ship’s systems are safe because security around the computer software on the ai
Scotsman / Posted 26 days ago
ship’s systems are safe because security around the computer software on the aircraft carrier is “properly protected”. But Alan Woodward, professor of computing at the University of Surrey, said: “If XP is for operational use, it is extremely... Read more
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Digi Times
Global ransomware attack causes turmoil - BBC Newsinitially appeared to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that emerged last y
Digi Times / Posted 27 days ago
initially appeared to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that emerged last year," said computer scientist Prof Alan Woodward. "The ransomware was called Petya and the updated version Petrwrap. "However, now that's not so... Read more
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Daily Star
Chernobyl under attack: Computers ‘shut down’ at nuclear disaster plantto attack the NHS. "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that e
Daily Star / Posted 27 days ago
to attack the NHS. "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that emerged last year," said computer scientist Alan Woodward. "It was updated earlier in 2017 when certain aspects were defeated. The ransomware was called Petya and the... Read more
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27d
express
What is ransomware? How the global cyber attack is holding companies ransomPetya ransomware might be behind the attack, which is locking up computers and
express / Posted 27 days ago
Petya ransomware might be behind the attack, which is locking up computers and demanding payments in exchange for access. Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, also said: "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware... Read more
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Business Insider
Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruptionPetya. They're calling this one "Petrwrap." "It appears to be a variant of a p
Business Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Petya. They're calling this one "Petrwrap." "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that emerged last year," Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, told the BBC. "It was updated earlier in 2017 by the criminals when... Read more
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express
GLOBAL CYBER ATTACK: World held to ransom as massive computer meltdown spreads hourlysituation closely. "The NCSC website provides advice to the public and busines
express / Posted 27 days ago
situation closely. "The NCSC website provides advice to the public and business on how to protect your digital systems." Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, said: "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that... Read more
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express
Global cyber attack latest: What we know so far as huge cyber attack spreads across Europeour employees, our operations and customers' business is our top priority." Wh
express / Posted 27 days ago
our employees, our operations and customers' business is our top priority." What the ransomware behind the cyber attack? Alan Woodward, a computer scientist at Surrey University, said: "It appears to be a variant of a piece of ransomware that... Read more
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express
Britain's new super-warship at risk of cyber attack for 'running outdated Windows XP'will envy UK's new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth, Fallon claims If XP is for op
express / Posted 28 days ago
will envy UK's new flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth, Fallon claims If XP is for operational use, it is extremely risky Alan Woodward, Computing professor The operating system is the same as the one which left the NHS and other global... Read more
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International Business Times
Russia, really? 'Any teenager' could be culprit of UK parliament cyberattack says expert UK parliamentary digital security team to understand what has happened and advi
International Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
UK parliamentary digital security team to understand what has happened and advise on the necessary mitigating actions." Alan Woodward, professor at the University of Surrey, told The Times: "State actors, if they wanted to get access to those... Read more
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