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Information Stealer Found Hitting Israeli Hospitals

Jul 3, 2017, 09:19 AM Ben Gane

The abuse of shortcut (LNK) files is steadily gaining traction among cybercriminals. We’ve seen a plethora of threats that leverage malicious LNK files: from well-known ransomware families, backdoors typically deployed in targeted attacks...

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WannaCry, GoldenEye ransomware waves ravage companies’ resistance to cyberattacks

Jul 3, 2017, 09:07 AM Ben Gane

Most data breaches, unsurprisingly, are easily avoidable. So why don’t more businesses focus on improving security? Misdirected emails, weak security, lack of employee training on the basics of online behavior and social engineering scams...

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The Cost of Human Error

Jul 3, 2017, 08:53 AM Ben Gane

Say disaster and many IT teams imagine floods, hurricanes and breaches. What we don’t always picture: human error. Maybe that’s because someone hitting the wrong button or deleting files when they mean to transfer them just isn’t as dramatic...

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5 Tips to Avoid Public Wi-Fi Security Dangers

Jul 3, 2017, 08:48 AM Ben Gane

Public networks in cafes, airports, train stations and in the workplace are undoubtedly convenient for all of us. Especially when we are abroad and want to avoid roaming bills or are running out of the monthly data volume, we rely on Wi-Fi hotspots...

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Notpetya Vaccination

Jul 3, 2017, 08:43 AM Ben Gane

As of Wednesday, June 28, there are a number of updates around NotPeyta. Here are a few key observations: #1 Vaccination Discovered Cybereason Principal Security Researcher Amit Serper discovered a pretty simple...

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Year-old vulnerability allowed pro-ISIS hackers to hack US Government websites

Jul 3, 2017, 08:41 AM Ben Gane

As Hot for Security reported yesterday, a number of US government websites were defaced over the weekend by a group known as Team System DZ, who posted disturbing pro-ISIS messages...

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Year-old vulnerability allowed pro-ISIS hackers to hack US Government websites

Jun 29, 2017, 09:04 AM Ben Gane

There’s nothing inherently wrong with running DNN to power your website, but what is a very bad idea is not keeping your content management system up-to-date. Because the version of DNN that was being run on the defaced...

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The Law of Unintended Outbreak – Who Is at Risk from Petya?

Jun 29, 2017, 08:45 AM Ben Gane

Hot on the heels of the global WannaCry outbreak in May, yesterday saw a wave of what looked like copycat malware sweeping the globe again. However, on closer inspection there may more to this than meets the eye...

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The Petya/NotPetya Ransomware Campaign

Jun 28, 2017, 09:45 AM Ben Gane

There is a new wormlike ransomware campaign on the loose today and you wouldn't be mistaken if you're experiencing a little WannaCry deja vu. The campaign has been called Petya, NotPetya, PetWrap, or Pnyetya...

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Petya happened today, but what about tomorrow?

Jun 28, 2017, 09:38 AM Ben Gane

WannaCry and Petya are obviously big wake up calls. Long gone are the days when companies can expect to keep powerful malware out of their networks entirely. Today, sophisticated companies increasingly...

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