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Ransomware and Digital Extortion

RANSOMWARE AND DIGITAL EXTORTION 101

September 27, 2019 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

Since the first documented ransomware attacked occurred in the late 80s, the attack method has increasingly become a threat to organizations and individual consumers. One cybercriminal may lock up a family’s computer and hold their precious photo memories hostage with the threat of deleting them. Another may cripple a business by locking up their primary

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Attacks against Internet Explorer

EMERGENCY PATCH: ATTACKS AGAINST INTERNET EXPLORER

September 26, 2019 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

An update closes a critical hole in Internet Explorer – but it is not yet available through Windows Update. Also Windows Defender gets a patch. Currently, attackers target users with Windows computers using Internet Explorer. If an attack is successful,

StopThreats

TO STOP THREATS, LET’S GET BACK TO THE BARE BASICS

November 6, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

In this article, John Maddison highlights on the need to STOP THREATS by getting back to the bare basics of dealing with threats, especially the basics that we so often ignore, but which are necessary and are at the core of every threat stopping journey Over

HACKER FALSE CLAIM

HACKER FALSE CLAIM TO FIREEYE ARRESTED – CEO SAYS

November 2, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

The hacker who falsely claimed to have breached FireEye (HACKER FALSE CLAIM) — it was just the personal online accounts of one employee — was arrested by international law enforcement and taken into custody on October 26, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia

SILENCE TROJAN

NEW “SILENCE TROJAN” USED IN ONGOING BANK ATTACKS

November 2, 2017 • Software & SecurityComments (0)

Silence Trojan is a Fresh Example of Cybercriminals Shifting From Attacks on Users to Direct Attacks Against Banks. Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab are monitoring an ongoing cyber attack against primarily Russian, but also Malaysian and Armenian,