Top 7 Revelations of Vault 7

Jordan Kadlec

WikiLeaks dropped a bombshell on Tuesday, March 7th when it began a new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named Vault 7, Year Zero is the first series and is comprised of…

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Advanced Persistent Threats and Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

Advanced Persistent Threats (APT) and ransomware have been the most dreaded types of malware over the last couple of years. While there are clear and distinct differences between APTs and ransomware,…

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February Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

Although February was a short month, there certainly wasn’t a shortage of new ransomware variants. While there were several variants that will probably never make it into circulation, there was some…

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Zero-Day Attack Examples

Jordan Kadlec

Stuxnet is known as the world’s first cyber weapon.  Stuxnet was used to break Iran’s uranium enrichment centrifuges when it was feared they were producing chemical weapons. While there’s no proof as…

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Ransomware Definition

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware is malicious malware that obstructs users from accessing their devices or encrypts a user’s files until the ransom is paid. There are different variations of ransomware; some variants are…

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BEWARE: You Can be Sued for Cybersecurity Negligence

Jordan Kadlec

In this day and age, it seems like you can sue or be sued for almost anything. Now, a company is being sued for cybersecurity negligence. That’s right; you can be sued for not having proper…

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DynA-Crypt - Encrypts AND Steals Your Data

Jordan Kadlec

New variants of ransomware appear all the time. 2017 however, is spitting out new variants with characteristics the likes we have never seen before. In January, we saw Spora which has top-notch…

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PlayStation and Xbox Users Hacked

Jordan Kadlec

The personal details of over 2.5 million PlayStation and Xbox users has been hacked on PSP ISO and Xbox ISO forums. These forums aren’t directly linked to the distributors of the gaming counsels…

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January Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

2017 has arrived, and ransomware definitely isn’t going anywhere. In fact, ransomware attacks are expected to double compared to the numbers of 2016. While that doesn’t seem like a terrible increase,…

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