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Breaking news about cyber attacks has reached an all-time high recently, with ransomware attacks topping the list. Decades after Dr. Joseph Popp orchestrated the first ransomware attack in 1989, ransomware has been gaining momentum in recent years. Just this May, …

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Secure your endpoints: Locky ransomware launches massive email campaigns

Locky ransomware's email campaigns

Just when organizations were starting to feel safe after WannaCry and Petyasecurity experts have detected another serious ransomware attack in the form of a massive email campaign: Locky.

According to security researchers at AppR

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Ransomware basics: Part 3

Even as I write this, I get the feeling that this blog series is too basic, but with the sheer number of attacks and recent news on this topic, it’s obvious ransomware basics are not common knowledge. We focused on …

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Ransomware basics: Part 1

There are many articles on ransomware. Many are trying to convince you that if you buy the products they mention, you can prevent ransomware attacks. I want to shed light on the reality of the situation, which is that ransomware …

Active Directory 2 min read

Prevent CowerSnail network breaches with the right patch management solution. 

It’s hard to keep note of all the malware that‘s been unleashed in last three months; the count seems to be never ending. Earlier this year, we saw SambaCry exploit a sevenyearold

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Fireball—the zombie apocalypse for internet browsers

If a zombie apocalypse looks like hordes of the undead eating human flesh, a browser zombie apocalypse looks like computer screens around the world getting flooded with unwanted browser ads. And according to Check Point Software Technologies, the browser zombie

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WannaCry again? Meet Adylkuzz, its sneaky cryptocurrency mining sibling

More than 400,000 computers wrldwide have been infected with WannaCry ransomware since the beginning of the devastating attack on May 12th, 2017. WannaCry has compromised standalone and networked Windows computers, at home and in the enterprise.

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Escape the latest sudo flaw with Desktop Central patch management

Windows has had a rough time lately, dealing with various breaches as the result of vulnerabilities. Linux, often considered a malware-free OS, is now experiencing some cyber attacks of its own. Amidst threats like SambaCry and Luabot, which have

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The FBI is on your back – beware! Stay safe with ME

Look who is chasing malware now. It’s the FBI of the United States. After busting all the bad guys in the world (sometimes even inside countries considered friendly to them) they are now on to a new hunt – the …

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