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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Ransomware Software Evolves

May 25, 2015 was the beginning of increased reports from companies all over the world, indicating a system compromise. As the panic calls came in, it appeared that there was a new ransomware problem that was very similar to the “CryptoLocker” virus, but since that had already been diffused, the fear was that this was […]