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Why Do Ransomware Attacks Continue To Rise?

The total number of ransomware attacks has seen a massive spike, with nearly 50 percent more attacks against PCs occurring this year than last year. In the same time period, ransomware attacks ...

New Survey Shows Alarming Trends In Cybersecurity For Businesses

A new survey released by Guidance Software reveals some disturbing trends about the state of cyber security. The survey asked 330 IT and digital security professionals questions about cyber-attacks and their impact ...

Microsoft Releasing Feature To Help With Malicious Files Like Ransomware

Microsoft recently announced a new change coming to Windows Defender in the fall called “Controlled Folder Access.” As the company describes the feature, it should enable Windows Defender to prevent files in ...

Internet Crime Has Become A Billion Dollar Industry

Anyone who works in IT or has any interest in data security at all can tell you that the number of hacking attacks is on the rise. Worse than that, though, is ...

A Third Of Former Employees Take Company Information With Them

How safe is your company’s data? According to a new survey released by tech giant Dell, it is not very safe. The statistics revealed by the survey are dismaying. Be sure you ...

Ransomware Infects Hosting Company; Decryption Costs A Million Dollars

A South Korean web hosting company called NAYANA has been the victim of what appears to be one of the largest, if not the largest ransomware attacks in the history of the ...

Majority Of Businesses Aren’t Prepared For IT Risks

Does your IT staff include personnel who are dedicated to compliance or cybersecurity? How confident are you that your team is prepared to take today’s security threats head on? How likely are ...

Big Fix Coming For Many Microsoft Vulnerabilities

If you don’t have your PCs set up for automatic updates, you’re definitely going to want to grab Microsoft’s latest, scheduled for release on their next “Patch Tuesday.” June’s Patch Tuesday 2017 ...

Time To Upgrade – Majority Of Wannacry Victims Were Running Windows 7

The recent “Wannacry” hacking attack was global in its scale, impacting companies in more than 150 nations before it was stopped by a security expert with a good eye. It was such ...

There’s A Good Chance You’re On This Hacked Passwords List

Security researchers have stumbled across a vast treasure trove of hacked user accounts residing in a completely unprotected database online. The database contains more than 560 million user names, email addresses, passwords, ...

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