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Ransomware In YouTube Ads

August 26, 2014 by in

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

5 Ways Ransomware Will Get Worse

August 12, 2014 by in

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

5 Travel Scams You Must Avoid

July 15, 2014 by in

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

KnowBe4 Will Pay Your CryptoLocker Ransom

June 12, 2014 by in

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

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

Ransomware Goes SpearPhishing

May 19, 2014 by in

Ransomware gangs are now using spear phishing techniques to deliver CryptoLocker like malware. White list based security solutions appear to be the best hope for safety.

Symantec Admits Antivirus Is Dead

May 05, 2014 by in

Finally one the big AV players admits what we have known for awhile.

CryptoBits Attacks

April 30, 2014 by in

A third strain of criminal ransomware has emerged.

Windows XP Phishing Scam

April 24, 2014 by in

Cybercriminals have launched a new wave of phishing attacks promising an urgent update for Windows XP.

1 Million New Malware Strains per Week

April 16, 2014 by in

Historical data from Virus Bulletin reveals an alarming trend.

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