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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 5/17/2018
It was just over a year ago that the WannaCry malware stormed across the globe, infecting hundreds of thousands of vulnerable Windows PCs, throwing the operations of such major organizations as the UK National Health Service, car makers Nissan Renault, delivery company FedEx and mobile communications giant Telefonica into disarray, and putting the world ...
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Larry Loeb Author, | 5/14/2018
The cryptomining malware craze continues unabated with the discovery of a Google Chrome malware extension that steals credentials, as well as installing cryptomining scripts.
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Jeffrey Burt Freelance Editor & Journ, | 5/10/2018
Business users and consumers alike are increasingly turning to their mobile devices for their computing needs, and where they go, hackers are sure to follow.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/10/2018
Microsoft, Apple and other providers of open source operating systems had to rush out emergency patches this week after several vendors goofed on instructions for an Intel debugging feature, which, in turn, left all these OSs open to an attack.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/9/2018
The fallout from last year's rash of ransomware attacks is still being tallied, but the FBI now has an idea of what these incidents cost US consumers last year.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/8/2018
The number of reported data breaches fell by more than 50% when comparing the first quarter of this year to the same time period in 2017, as cybercriminals switched from ransomware to more lucrative cryptomining and cryptojacking schemes, a new industry survey released Tuesday revealed.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 5/2/2018
The healthcare industry was the target of several ransomware-related cyber attacks in 2017, as attackers created ways to profit off each major incident, according to a report released this week.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 4/27/2018
North Korea is continuing to expand its cyberattack capabilities with a new campaign called "GhostSecret," which is targeting several critical industries in as many as 17 different countries, according to research published by McAfee Labs this week.
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Scott Ferguson Managing Editor, Light Reading, | 4/24/2018
Atlanta may not have shelled out the $51,000 in Bitcoin that the group behind a recent ransomware attack demanded, but the city ended up paying dearly.
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