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The Motives Behind Ransomware: Financial Gain or Just Destruction?

Posted date: September 22, 2017

What are the real motives behind ransomware attacks? Most experts believe most ransomware attacks can be traced back to money, but some experts are now saying that might not always be the case. NotPetya, an attack that targeted the Ukraine this past ...

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NotPetya Ransomware Not Designed to Make Money

Posted date: August 25, 2017

NotPetya, the recent ransomware attack that infected PC’s around the world spread faster than the notorious WannaCry ransomware. Its rapid proliferation wasn’t the only thing that set NotPetya apart. According to security experts, this attack ...

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Honda Gets Shutdown by WannaCry Ransomeware Attack

Posted date: August 11, 2017

On June 19th Honda, one of the largest auto makers in the world, joined Nissan and Renault SA as car manufacturers who had factories attacked by WannaCry. Despite Honda’s efforts to protect its network systems in May in response to WannaCry’s sp ...

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How Consumers Feel About Ransomware Following WannaCry

Posted date: July 14, 2017

The aftermath of the recent WannaCry ransomware is still being felt. This ransomware affected more than 300,000 PCs over 150 countries. This got a lot of publicity and started many people outside of tech talking about the security of their data and t ...

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What Your Electronic Medical Records are Worth on the Dark Web

Posted date: June 15, 2017

Did you know your social security number is worth about 10 cents on the dark web? Your credit card numbers will only bring in 25 cents. Although no one wants their social security number or credit card numbers stolen, you have something worth far mor ...

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Security? What Security? Four Million Stolen Data Records Everyday

Posted date: May 26, 2017

Nearly 1.4 billion data records were stolen by hackers or lost during 2016, almost double the number of what was comprised the previous year, according to figures published in Gemalto’s Breach Level Index Report for 2016.   This number is on ...

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Cyber-Attacks Prove the Need for SOC’s

Posted date: March 27, 2017

We know that cyber security rank as the #1 concern for small businesses and more than 80% of CEO’s are aware that the threat of cyber-attacks is continuously going up. What is surprising is that recent research tells us that most CEO’s are naïve ...

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IT Security Solutions – Lessons From Clinton

Posted date: November 2, 2015

  We have all heard about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, but what about the technology side of this commotion? Emails can be deleted, or emails on a server can be wiped.  But where did the investigated emails go? The FBI has her privat ...

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Is your Business Safe from Virtual Threats?

Posted date: October 27, 2015

Did you know that 50% of small business owners think their businesses are too small to be targeted by the thieves of the virtual world? Contrary to popular belief, 72% of hacker attacks often happen to smaller firms – firms with less than 100 e ...

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iPhone Malware Attack Strikes Jailbroken Phones

Posted date: October 6, 2015

  Tech Rundown: The iPhone, and Apple operating systems in general, are known for being more secure than their competitors. It has been revealed that malware hackers have stolen more than 225,000 apple accounts from iPhone customers. However, ...

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