Category Archives: Ransomware

Crippling ransomware attacks targeting US cities are on the rise

Kevin Collier of CNN – Targeted ransomware attacks on local US government entities — cities, police stations and schools — are on the rise, costing localities millions as some pay off the perpetrators in an effort to untangle themselves and … Continue reading

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The Internet Is A Privacy Disaster. But We Still Don’t Know How To Talk About It

By Charlie Warzel of BuzzFeed News – We know our data has been left vulnerable, or sold, or misused. But do we really understand what that means for our safety and security online — and when it actually matters? Continue … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Out! Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements

Why Google Finally Banned Bitcoin Advertisements – From Fake Bitcoin Robots to ICO scams, a ban was necessary. The crackdown on cryptocurrencies has begun. From Facebook and Twitter to Google – advertising Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have been banned! Just days … Continue reading

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Internet of Things gets its zombie apocalypse, and this is just the beginning

By Adario Strange Winter is here. The Internet of Things (IoT) winter, that is.  All those digital routers, DVRs, “smart” kitchen appliances and IP-enabled cameras you assumed were innocuous as they worked away in the background of your life are … Continue reading

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Password Security Best Practices

By Dave Bartelli One of the easiest ways for hackers to steal your proprietary data is to steal your username and password and simply login to your account. Why make it easy for them? Using a few easy-to-follow guidelines for … Continue reading

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