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Threat Report: Ransomware

Originally Posted at: http://christopher.killerpenguin.net/blog/threatreport-ransomware

written by: Christopher Furton

Threat- Ransomware and Digital Extortion

Industry has experienced a 4,000 percent increase in crypto-ransomware attacks where generic ransomware grew at 113% in 2014 ( (Symantec Corporation, 2015, p. 3,370 more words

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What 80's pop can teach us about Rocket failure and incident management

Most accidents originate in actions committed by reasonable, rational individuals who were acting to achieve an assigned task in what they perceived to be a responsible and professional manner.

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Information Security & Ethical Hacking 101 @ PATTS

Last July 31, 2015, I gave a talk about Information Security and Ethical basics at PATTS College of Aeronautics in Paranaque City. It was quite challenging because the audience were not familiar with IT concepts. 97 more words


Fraud and Fingerprints (part 2)

This is the final of a two-part series on the Central Bank of Nigeria’s initiative they call Bank Verification Number. It continues on from the… 2,093 more words


Making the world angrier, one process at a time

I have recently set up Family Sharing on my iOS devices, so that I can monitor and control what apps go on my kids devices without having to be in the room with them. 938 more words


Shoham - Collapsing Technologies

Healing our technological self-destruction

By Eh’den Biber

Dedicated to Shoham

Prologue – Shoham (1997)

Shoham was the beautiful gift my ex-wife and I received after the death of our second son. 1,175 more words

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