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Malvertising: Accessing Your Data through Legitimate Advertising

Both consumers and businesses have long made the assumption that malware is delivered in a variety of ways, but most are through accessing low-level websites or opening email. As with any form of cyber hacking, the criminals have developed even more sophisticated methods and the most recent has been sending malware through legitimate advertising areas.  This process has opened the portal to unknowing consumers that are downloading everything from ransomware
5 Major Short List Topics to Help Deter Your Security Risk

5 Major Short List Topics to Help Deter Your Security Risk

Chief Information Security Officers have made some radical changes over the last year or so, including the understanding that security breaches involve a number of variables. From internal and external sources to the very technology that we use to do business, CISO’s are taking action to address these and other issues to deflect the risk of security problems.  The entire topic may seem overwhelming to some, but every company is
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Ransomware Morphs Into “Destruction of Service”

There has been a dynamic shift in the direction that cyber criminals are taking and it appears that they are transitioning from a money-making focus to one that involves “destruction of service”. The entire goal of this type of ransomware reformat is to not only infiltrate the network of a company but to bring the entire network down. The sophistication of these breaches has entered a new realm, which includes
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Cryptowall 3.0 Threat Rising

The stakes are now higher as an old malware nemesis has reared its ugly head once again. Cryptowall 3.0 has been launched using yet another devious method through ‘help file’ attachments sent via email and e-fax. Appearing as a harmless ‘.chm’ file, the hidden malware was opened and at once invaded individual computers, making their next move to the entire network. As with all forms of ransomware, when the threatening

All About Ransomware

All About Ransomware In the last few years a rather nasty form of malware has been showing up in both private and business systems. Known as ‘ransomware’, these cybercriminals do not try to hide the fact that they have stolen your information and data, in fact they display a screen informing the victim of the fact and demanding payment for the release. In essence, your data and business network is