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WannaCry Ransomware Runs Rampant – New Variants Found

This past Friday, a new ransomware threat burst onto the scene globally in what was described as an attack “unprecedented in its scale.” Before the original version was stopped by a young, ...

Latest Credit Card Breach Hits Holiday Inn

IHG, The Intercontinental Hotels Group, which owns Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn, has recently announced a serious data breach that impacted 1174 of its franchise locations. The company reports that their Point ...

Large Percentage Of Ransomware Victims Paying Ransom For Files

The landscape of ransomware attacks is changing. When the malicious software first hit the internet a couple years back, it did so in a big way, primarily targeting large hospitals, insurance companies ...

HIPAA Fines Continue; New Focus On Signed Business Associate Agreements

Last year, the Department of Health and Human Services made headlines by issuing more than a dozen hefty fines to big companies that deal with Protected Health Information for noncompliance with HIPAA ...

Microsoft Releases Patch To Fix Major Malware Vulnerability

Microsoft is in the habit of releasing regular security updates and patches on the second Tuesday of each month. This month, though, in addition to the regular patch, the company’s massive user ...

A Number Of Linksys Routers Are Vulnerable To Attack

It’s not an overstatement to say that Linksys, to a large degree, powers the web. The company makes a broad range of routers that lie at the heart of everything from small ...

Watch Out For Invoice Emails That Include Encrypted Docs

Hackers have once again pushed the envelope. They’ve again come up with a new way to infect target computers and get around whatever detection software is in place. The latest twist is ...

Some Google Maps Listing Links Sending People To Malware Sites

Each month, hundreds of millions of people rely on Google Maps. It has become the replacement for GPS in most of our cars. We rely on the service for everything from getting ...

Microsoft Word Vulnerability Being Used To Victimize Email Users

Microsoft is taking some heat, thanks to a nasty exploit in Microsoft Word that is being used to install malware on the PCs of unsuspecting users. The exploit was discovered by both ...

GameStop Latest To Have Customer Information Hacked

If you shop at GameStop.com, keep an eye on the credit card you used for signs of suspicious activity. According to security researcher Brian Krebs, sources inside the financial industry are reporting ...

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