IOT secure or not? I think not

Imagine that your refrigerator and its companions can work against you in coordinated effort. Great now that I got your attention I want to reiterate an ongoing theme device on the internet pose a security threat. At this time I believe now and forever or at least a really long time.  Over and over again […]

Careless Licking Gets A Nasty Ransomware Phishing Infection: 1,000+ Machines Down

More than 1,000 government computer systems shut down.

Russia Hacking America started with Phishing Attacks

Russia hacks and the government waits till now to do something. USA knew about the attacks early but apparently did nothing until the election was over. I do not support interference from outsiders to our political process, but if the government knew it was happening maybe they should have tried to bring the American people […]

GOP chairman open to some regulation of internet devices

GOP chairman open to some regulation of internet devices A Republican chairman says he’s open to a “certain level of regulation” on internet-connected devices to prevent a repeat of a recent major cyberattack. But Rep. Greg Walden (Ore.) also said new cybersecurity rules might not be enough. “While I’m not taking certain level of regulation […]

CryptoDrop Early-Warning Ransomware Detector – Threatpost – The first stop for security news

“This allows CryptoDrop to detect suspicious activity regardless of the delivery mechanism or previous benign activity.”

Cerber ransomware targets Microsoft Office 365 users

…Cerber ransomware made headlines again recently after reportedly targeting Microsoft Office 365 users …

Attackers view stolen or encrypted data as a powerful weapon

Ransomware demands are being paid by more companies with no other options. We continue to see new variations of these encryption virus programs. It is sad that many companies have to move to paying to get their data usable again. There are other forms of extortion going on that you may not be aware of […]

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