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The hidden cost of ransomware: wholesale password theft

The hidden cost of ransomware: wholesale password theft
Trident Trident 6 days ago
Organizations in the throes of cleaning up after a ransomware outbreak typically will change passwords for all user accounts that have access to any email systems, servers and desktop workstations within their network. But all too often, ransomware vict...
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Tricky phish angles for persistence, not passwords

Tricky phish angles for persistence, not passwords
Dext Dext 6 days ago
Late last year saw the re-emergence of a nasty phishing tactic that allows the attacker to gain full access to a user’s data stored in the cloud without actually stealing the account password. The phishing lure starts with a link that leads to the real ...
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The great $50m african ip address heist

The great $50m african ip address heist
Dext Dext 12 December, 2019
A top executive at the nonprofit entity responsible for doling out chunks of Internet addresses to businesses and other organizations in Africa has resigned his post following accusations that he secretly operated several companies which sold tens of mi...
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Ransomware at colorado it provider affects 100+ dental offices

Ransomware at colorado it provider affects 100+ dental offices
Nikita Nikita 8 December, 2019
A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack this week that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Multiple sources affected say their ...
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Apple explains mysterious iphone 11 location requests

Apple explains mysterious iphone 11 location requests
Fuchsia Fuchsia 5 December, 2019
KrebsOnSecurity ran a story this week that puzzled over Apple‘s response to inquiries about a potential privacy leak in its new iPhone 11 line, in which the devices appear to intermittently seek the user’s location even when all applications and system ...
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Ransomware bites 400 veterinary hospitals

Ransomware bites 400 veterinary hospitals
Nikita Nikita 24 November, 2019
National Veterinary Associates (NVA), a California company that owns more than 700 animal care facilities around the globe, is still working to recover from a ransomware attack late last month that affected more than half of those properties, separating...
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Why were the russians so set against this hacker being extradited?

Why were the russians so set against this hacker being extradited?
Fuchsia Fuchsia 24 November, 2019
The Russian government has for the past four years been fighting to keep 29-year-old alleged cybercriminal Alexei Burkov from being extradited by Israel to the United States. When Israeli authorities turned down requests to send him back to Russia — sup...
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110 nursing homes cut off from health records in ransomware attack

110 nursing homes cut off from health records in ransomware attack
Nikita Nikita 24 November, 2019
A ransomware outbreak has besieged a Wisconsin based IT company that provides cloud data hosting, security and access management to more than 100 nursing homes across the United States. The ongoing attack is preventing these care centers from accessing ...
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