Should You Pay the Ransomware Ransom?

Jordan Kadlec

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World Cup Cybersecurity Risks

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of gazettereview.com The World Cup kicked off on Thursday (June 14th) in epic fashion with the host country of Russia gaining a 5-0 win over Saudi Arabia. Besides keeping an eye on…

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What is Cryptojacking?

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of URTech.ca  Cryptojacking, also known as cryptocurrency mining, has been one of the hottest topics in the cybersecurity world in the first half of 2018. In fact, two crypto-miner…

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2018 Mid-Year Cybersecurity Update

Jordan Kadlec

Image courtesy of reviewedbypro.com  As predicted, 2018 has been an extremely good year for cybercriminals. It seems like we hear about a massive data breach or ransomware attack on a weekly, if not…

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GandCrab Ransomware Puts the Pinch on Europe

Chris Hartwig

Ransomware attacks continue to evolve in sophistication, and one of the latest variants is tearing through Europe with lightning speed. GandCrab ransomware has affected over 50,000 users in less than…

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W-2 Phishing Scheme Evolves as End of Tax Season Nears

Jordan Kadlec

Photo credit: Bank Info Security In early February, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued an urgent alert to all employers who issue Form W-2 about a dangerous email phishing scheme. To-date, the…

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Cities Becoming Big Targets for Ransomware Attacks 

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of Computer Business Review  On Thursday, March 22nd, Atlanta, Georgia became the latest city to fall victim to ransomware attacks targeting city governments. Atlanta joins the likes…

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Annabelle Ransomware Creating Horror for Infected Computers

Jordan Kadlec

Picture credit: pulsetheworld.com A never before seen type of ransomware has been making headlines in the cybersecurity world this week. Named after the popular horror movie franchise, “Annabelle” it…

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Ransomware Distributed as Email from the IRS

Jordan Kadlec

Photo courtesy of BleepingComputer.  A new strain of ransomware is making tax season more stressful than it already is. Dubbed Rapid Ransomware, the malware is being spread via email attachments…

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SamSam Ransomware Continues Attacks on Vulnerable Hospitals and Health Systems

Chris Hartwig

 

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