Sunday, July 23, 2017

5 Tools to Help Protect Yourself From Ransomware

Some pick-ups that could help protect you from the next big ransomware wave. The post 5 Tools to Help Protect Yourself From Ransomware appeared...

Why Governments Won’t Let Go of Secret Software Bugs

It’s been three days since WannaCry ransomware attacks began rippling across the world, affecting more than 200,000 people and 10,000 organizations in 150 countries....

What Is Ransomware? A Guide to the Global Cyberattack’s Scary Method

Ransomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom, usually...

The WannaCry Ransomware Has a Link to Suspected North Korean Hackers

As the WannaCry ransomware epidemic wreaked havoc across the globe the last three days, cybersecurity researchers and victims alike have asked themselves...

The WannaCry Ransomware Hackers Made Some Real Amateur Mistakes

The WannaCry ransomware attack has quickly become the worst digital disaster to strike the internet in years, crippling transportation and hospitals globally....

How an Accidental ‘Kill Switch’ Slowed Friday’s Massive Ransomware Attack

Amid a desperate situation on Friday in which hundred of thousands of ransomware attacks pelted computers in nearly 100 countries, one stroke...

The Ransomware Meltdown Experts Warned About Is Here

A new strain of ransomware has spread quickly all over the world, causing crises in National Health Service hospitals and facilities around...

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

Hacked medical devices have made scary headlines for years now. Dick Cheney ordered changes to his pacemaker to better protect it from...

Want to Keep Hackers Out of Gadgets? Try International Law

Imagine this scenario: You’re on vacation in the beautiful Austrian Alps, heading out for breakfast, but your room’s door won’t open. The...

Devious Ransomware Frees You if You Infect Two Other People

Ransomware — a particularly nasty malware that holds your data hostage until you pay up — just got more pernicious with a version...