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Raccoon Stealer Malware Service Gaining Popularity

Jordan Kadlec

Raccoon Stealer, a new and easy to use trojan malware, is providing cybercriminals with a simple means of stealing credit card data, passwords, and cryptocurrency. The malware has already infected…

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BitPaymer Ransomware Making Noise in World of Cybersecurity

Jordan Kadlec

Business-to-business payments provider, Billtrust, and German manufacturer, Pilz, were both hit by the ransomware strain dubbed BitPaymer last week. The ransomware has also been spotted exploiting a…

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Ransomware Attacks Continue to Wreak Havoc on the Healthcare Sector

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware attacks have impacted 621 hospitals, healthcare centers, schools, and city entities as of the end of September. Through the ransomware attacks, an estimated $186 million in ransom has been…

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Ransomware Epidemic or the New Normal?

Jordan Kadlec

After several reports last year that showed ransomware attacks were in decline, a new report from McAfee shows attacks have doubled in 2019. The ‘epidemic’ we have been experiencing over the last…

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Fortnite Targeted by Syrk Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

Fortnite, the second most popular video game of 2019, has been targeted by a ransomware variant dubbed as Syrk. Promising players an ‘aimbot’ for aiming more accurately while playing, and ‘ESP’ for…

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Cybercrime Expected to Cost World $6 Trillion by 2021

Jordan Kadlec

Cybersecurity Ventures, sponsored by Herjavec Group, recently released their 2019 Official Annual Cybercrime Report where they have reaffirmed their bold prediction:

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Zero-Day Attack Examples

Jordan Kadlec

Updated August 2019  About 18 months ago, we discussed some great examples of zero-day exploits that were occurring at the time. Stuxnet, which is known as the world’s first cyber weapon, was used to…

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Stop Paying The Ransom!

Jordan Kadlec

Throughout the last month, city governments have made headlines for the massive ransoms they have paid to cybercriminals after being infected with ransomware. Between two Florida cities, Riviera…

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106 Million People Affected in Capital One Data Breach

Jordan Kadlec

On Monday, July 29, Capital One announced a data breach that has exposed the personal information of 106 million people. The breach includes data such as transaction data, credit scores, payment…

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