Ransomware Now a BIGGER Problem — What Can YOU Do?

We have written several times before about the devastating results caused by ransomware hacking (see, for example, 1, 2, 3). “Ransomware is malware. The hackers demand payment, often via Bitcoin or prepaid credit card, from victims in order to regain access to an infected device and the data stored on it.” [Ransomware: The Smart Person’s […]

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Ransomware: A NOT So Humorous Look

As we’ve reported before, the ransomware threat has many negative effects. Ransomware “is malware. The hackers demand payment, often via Bitcoin or prepaid credit card, from victims in order to regain access to an infected device and the data stored on it.” [Ransomware: The Smart Person’s Guide, by James Sanders] How pervasive is the threat […]

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Internet Security Threats: 2014

Symantec — which provides security, storage, and systems management solutions — has released its Internet Security Threat Report 2014, a comprehensive 98-page document: “Symantec has established the most comprehensive source of Internet threat data in the world through the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and […]

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