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Exes and Ohs!

First off, let me apologize for me sparse posts over the last few weeks. I’m in grad school now, and it’s been taking a lot more out of me than I anticipated. 392 more words

Attackers using cracked builder to duplicate and spread Betabot

Thanks to Tad Heppner of SophosLabs for his help with this article.

Some attackers love Betabot malware but not all of them like paying for it. 941 more words

Security Threats

TechRadar: The best free anti-ransomware tools 2017

TechRadar: The best free anti-ransomware tools 2017 . “Many of the big names in PC security provides tools that will release your PC from ransomware, and don’t charge for the privilege. 102 more words

Useful Stuff

Bleeping Computer: Database Ransom Attacks Have Now Hit MySQL Servers

Bleeping Computer: Database Ransom Attacks Have Now Hit MySQL Servers. “After the ransacking of MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, CouchDB, and Cassandra servers, attackers are now hijacking hundreds of MySQL databases, deleting their content, and leaving a ransom note behind asking for a 0.2 Bitcoin ($235) payment. 36 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Malware Lets a Drone Steal Data by Watching a Computer’s Blinking LED

A few hours after dark one evening earlier this month, a small quadcopter drone lifted off from the parking lot of Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel. 78 more words


New crypto-ransomware hits macOS

Crypto-ransomware has been very popular lately amongst cybercriminals. While most of it targets the Windows desktop, we’ve also seen machines running Linux or macOS being compromised by ransomware in 2016 with, for example, … 1,102 more words

Security News

Inside Ransomware: the most profitable malware type in history

I received this newsletter today worth sharing to my fellow InfoSec Manager who protect their business assets against malware attack.

“Should you be worried about ransomware? 101 more words

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