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Ransomware Horror Story

October 21, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Ransomware hits admin workstation and kills 7 servers.

Home Depot Hack Exposes Criminal Negligence

September 30, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

The internal incompetence at Home Depot may have reached criminal proportions..

Home Depot Hacked with Old WinXP Flaw

September 23, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

The estimated 56 million Home Depot accounts exposed to potentially 3 billion in loses – was driven by an old WinXP flaw.

5 Reasons to Not Click Unsubscribe

September 10, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Why clicking unsubscribe is not such a great idea.

Promise of Nude Celebs is Prime Phishing Bait

September 02, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Those designing phishing scams know that the promise of nude celebrity photos will be too much resist.

Ransomware In YouTube Ads

August 26, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Cyber criminals are now buying ad space on YouTube to deliver ransomware.

5 Ways Ransomware Will Get Worse

August 12, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

2nd generation ransomware will be more sophisticated and more likely to avoid detection.

5 Travel Scams You Must Avoid

July 15, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

On the road this summer for business or pleasure – avoid these 5 scams.

KnowBe4 Will Pay Your CryptoLocker Ransom

June 12, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Our friends at KnowBe4 are so confident in their proactive security training – that they will pay the Bitcoin ransom for any of their customers who become infected with ransomware. Conditions obviously apply – but still a very intriguing offer.

eBay Password Phishing Scam

May 28, 2014 by in knowbe4.com

Another massive data breach and another phishing scam was not far behind.

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