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Fileless Ransomware Uses Windows Tools Against You

Fileless Ransomware Uses Windows Tools Against You

By now everyone knows about ransomware, the dastardly strand of malware that encrypts data (or the drives it’s stored on) and sends the user a message demanding payment in a certain amount of time before the data is deleted forever. To add a little more menace to an already stressful situation, th ...

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Ransomware is Getting Smarter

Ransomware is Getting Smarter

In 2017, Ransomware variants like WannaCry, NotPetya and Bad Rabbit wreaked havoc on businesses. And now in 2018, ransomware-like tactics called CryptoJacking is up by 629% already this year, and is expected for continued growth. The reason behind the immense popularity of crypto jacking is that ...

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Ransomware: Wanna CRY?

Ransomware: Wanna CRY?

Wanna CRY? Run your Windows Updates, and DO NOT OPEN unsolicited emails. Failure to do so may result in a very dangerous strain of ransomware that could infect your entire network and spread to your clients, partners, and prospects….and make you cry. What Happened? Very recently, a nasty ...

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Cops Lock Up Criminals, Ransomware Locks Up Cops

Cops Lock Up Criminals, Ransomware Locks Up Cops

Society relies on law enforcement to enforce laws in a fair and just manner, but even the police have their work cut out for them when they are targeted by a cyberattack. A recent incident in Cockrell, Texas shows that not even the police are immune to the threats of ransomware--particularly the eme ...

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2017 Cyber Threats: Ransomware

2017 Cyber Threats: Ransomware

With the recent surge in Cyber Attacks, how do you know if you are secure? We want you to be aware of the latest, and most dangerous cyber threats out there, starting with Ransomware. What is it? Ransomware is vicious malware that locks users out of their devices or blocks admittance to doc ...

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