$1,500 in Bitcoin will buy you software - malware - that will force an ATM machine to spit out all of the money inside simply by attaching a USB thumb drive to an open port.
It used to be common for a computer to have a virus infection, then there was spyware and malware infection but the new wave of ransomware is making those who operate within the dark web very wealthy.
True story: We had a customer upset this week because he didn’t understand why we had just sold him his PC with Windows XP (we actually sold it to him in 2005) and now we are telling him he has to upgrade. Check the date of this post, I’ll wait…. Yes this just happened and it happens quite frequently. Here is the best theory I can come up with as to why.
The fight against malware, viruses, spyware and identity theft gets tougher after a popular app - CCleaner - is targeted and actually contained the malware it was designed to remove.
Very few people haven’t heard about the approximately 143 million americans who have had their personal information stolen in the Equifax data breach - it's getting worse.
The Better Business Bureau sent a warning about an ongoing phishing scam that is targeting businesses.
According to Symantec researchers the Dragonfly cyber espionage group, with ties to the Russian government, has launched a widescale attack that could lead to an unprecedented level of access to US and European power grids.
Without warning, stormfront.org was taken offline by Network Solutions. The decision came after it was brought to the attention of the web hosting company that the site was promoting hatred and can be linked to dozens of murders over the years.
The largest number of email addresses and login information ever collected is now being used to send malware from legitimate email servers.
Appointments and procedures were disrupted over the weekend after a cyber-attack hit NHS Lanarkshire… again.