Tag: ransomware

Person using IoT devices in their home

5 IoT Devices you Should be Investing in

In our modern connected society, IoT devices are everywhere. However, it can sometimes be hard to find one worth buying out of the millions of products on offer today. IoT devices are quickly becoming the...
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3 Brand new Mirai Botnet Attacks Against IoT Devices

This article details breaking news about three new attacks from the Mirai Botnet. You might also know this botnet as the devastating ransomware WannaCry. In April 2018, we covered the story of how university students...
hacker perpetrating a data leak

The Data Leak is Normal Now

Recurring data breaches have emotionally desensitized society to cyber criminality. I think we've been down this road with terrorism. Here, we'll explore further. Once upon a time, we joked about socially disconnected computer geniuses hacking...
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Why Your Cyberbiosecurity Needs Some Updating

DNA testing companies like 23andMe can show you your heritage, but at what cost? Here we'll talk about why keeping your biometrics and biological data secure is important.  As we covered last year, 23andMe also...
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Hacker Tools and Terms: Sinkholing

Hacker tools and terminology expand alongside technology. This series will cover emerging hacking strategies and how to avoid them. The first term we will cover is known as “sinkholing”. No one enjoys being hacked even...
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Ransomware Will Leverage the IoT to Compromise the Entire Network

An IoT future isn’t just approaching, countries like New Zealand have already launched IoT networks. You can monitor vehicles, infrastructure, and even the body temperature of your livestock. Spark NZ launched an IoT network called...
Boeing Computer Systems Around the World got hit by WannaCry Virus

Boeing Computer Systems Around the World hit by WannaCry Virus

The notorious WannaCry Virus has hit Boeing's computer network. People are now asking: is it safe to fly? In short: most likely. On Wednesday, Boeing confirmed that its computer network had been infected with the...
Monero to Replace Bitcoin as Currency of Criminals in Dark Web

Monero to Replace Bitcoin as Currency of Criminals in Dark Web

Reports are out that Bitcoin is now being dropped for Monero by some of its earliest and most avid users: underworld criminals. There is no doubt that Bitcoin is the king when it comes to...
Things you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Everything you Need to Know About the Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Computers in several European countries are going down due to a malware dubbed 'the Bad Rabbit' ransomware. Countries in Europe are now facing another cybersecurity threat. This time, they are fighting against the so-called Bad...
locky ransomware

20 Million Confirmed Attacks in 24 Hours: Locky and Other Ransomware

A new variant of the aggressive “Locky” ransomware hits 20 million confirmed attacks in a single day, warns a cybersecurity firm. Ransomware actors are sometimes incredibly sophisticated, demonstrating careful planning and methodical execution. Some hacker...