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9 Scariest Ransomware Viruses

Jun 5, 2017, 08:43 AM Ben Gane

The first ransomware infections drew attention in 2013, and they have been steadily on the rise since then. Today, they are one of the most common online threats affecting Internet users and organizations of all sizes...


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The Ivanti Threat Thursday Update for June 1, 2017

Jun 2, 2017, 09:30 AM Ben Gane

Welcome. This is the second edition of an evolving series of blog posts inspired by the WannaCrypt/WannaCry attack and our Patch Tuesday outings. This time out: the aftermath of another major IT outage...


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Windows XP 'did not contribute much' to WannaCry infection totals

Jun 2, 2017, 09:19 AM Ben Gane

A security firm has found that machines running Windows XP "did not contribute much" to the total number of WannaCry ransomware infections. Researchers at Kryptos Logic are still peeling back the layers...


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In ongoing phishing fight, Google to delay delivery of suspicious messages to enterprise Gmail customers

Jun 2, 2017, 09:12 AM Ben Gane

Millions of businesses around the world rely upon Google’s G Suite (formerly known as “Google Apps for Work”) to provide them with the enterprise editions of Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar used by hundreds of millions of consumers...


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9 Scariest Ransomware Viruses

Jun 2, 2017, 09:07 AM Ben Gane

The first ransomware infections drew attention in 2013, and they have been steadily on the rise since then. Today, they are one of the most common online threats affecting Internet users and organizations of all sizes...


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Cosmetic surgery hacked. Nude photos and data exposed on the dark web, as hackers blackmail patients

Jun 1, 2017, 08:40 AM Ben Gane

A chain of cosmetic surgery clinics in Lithuania has been hacked, and fallen victim to cold-hearted extortionists who have no qualms about blackmailing both the business and its customers...


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Get hacked, and watch your company’s share price plummet

May 31, 2017, 09:21 AM Ben Gane

Data breaches have an impact. We all know that. Most obviously the aftermath is felt by the victims - your customers' personal and sensitive information may have been exposed, malicious hackers may have exploited stolen credentials to break...


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China’s strict cyber law takes effect Thursday, alarms businesses

May 31, 2017, 08:54 AM Ben Gane

The strict Chinese web content law known as “The Great Firewall” doesn’t seem to be enough. The increasing number of cyberattacks targeting governments, businesses and institutions across the globe has scared Chinese officials...


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Judy malware campaign victimized as many as 36.5 million Android users

May 31, 2017, 08:46 AM Ben Gane

A malware campaign on Google Play has victimized as many as 36.5 million Android users with adware known as "Judy." Researchers at Check Point discovered 41 apps laden with the auto-clicking adware...


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Six Immediate Lessons to Learn from the British Airways IT Outage

May 30, 2017, 08:38 AM Ben Gane

Over the weekend, BA’s IT systems all went down. All British Airways flights were grounded for almost two full days. And not just at one airport in the UK, but worldwide. The news has been filled with pictures of mountains of luggage...


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