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Posts Tagged ‘ransomware’

Malware Hack Attacking the Grid…BIGLY

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

For more than four years, malware has been posing as legitimate software and infecting industrial equipment across the globe. The malware, which looks just like the Siemens control gear software, […]

Researchers Say Office of Personnel Management Hack Leads to Ransomware

Monday, March 27th, 2017

In June, 2015, it was revealed by an anonymous source that the Office of Personnel Management was hacked. This office, which administers civil service, is believed to have been the […]

Top 3 Social Engineering Scams

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Think about hackers breaking into accounts. If you think they need top-notch computer skills, you would be wrong. These days, instead of requiring skills behind a keyboard, hackers generally rely […]

Ransomware a $2.5 Million Service

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

One bitcoin = $590. If you’re sucked into a ransomware scam, you’ll likely be charged at least one bitcoin for the cyber key to unlock your computer’s files—that are being […]

Another Successful Ransomware Attack

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Ransomware thieves sure know how to pick their victims—institutions that store loads of highly critical data that they need on a daily basis, that without—even just 24 hours without—can have […]

Your ransomware profile: passwords, profiles and protection

Friday, August 5th, 2016

If your computer password contains the name of your dog, your favorite vacation spot, and an easy-to-remember numerical sequence, then you are breaking some basic rules of password safety. Even […]

Your Ransomware Response: Prepare for the Worst

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

A ransomware attack is when your computer gets locked down or your files become inaccessible, and you are informed that in order to regain use of your computer or to […]

Ransomware Hackers provide Customer Service Dept. to Victims

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Yes, believe it or not, ransomware has become such a booming business for thieves, that these cyber thugs even provide bona fide customer service departments to guide their victims! When […]

Ransomware as a Service: A new threat to businesses everywhere

Sunday, March 13th, 2016

Cyber criminals have been attempting to extort money from individuals and companies for many years, and the latest attempt to take advantage of others is by using Ransomware as a […]

Businesses struggling to keep up with latest wave of malware attacks

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Companies have been struggling for years to keep cyber-attacks at bay. Cyberthieves are working faster than ever before to send out their malicious attacks, and it’s become increasingly difficult for […]

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