Malware – Ransomware attacks caused 325 million dollars in damages

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The CTA estimates at least $325M in damages and extortions from Ransomeware which encrypts user files on an infected system and holds users hostage unless they wire money to a special Bitcoin account. An article plus the full PDF report can be found below: http://www.eweek.com/security/ransomware-operation-racked-up-325m-in-damages-security-firms-say.html http://cyberthreatalliance.org/cryptowall-report.pdf The latest version of the CryptoWall ransomware program has […]

Security – Best Practices for personal safety online OCT 2015

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This¬†Best Practices article from eWeek offers some excellent personal safety¬†tips for home and corporate users http://www.eweek.com/security/slideshows/tips-for-improving-enterprise-personal-security-online.html Enterprises cannot get enough good advice for securing their IT systems, data centers, email accounts, mobile devices and so on. There are so many people offering advice, for one thing. This eWEEK slide show contains some basic, but sometimes […]


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