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In-depth Guide to Ransomware & How to Minimize the Damage Caused By Them

In-depth Guide to Ransomware & How to Minimize the Damage Caused By Them The world that we reside in is flawed and imperfect – just like us mortals. Despite the best attempts of keeping private information secure and protected, there’s always the likelihood that the small window through which hacking experts manage to steal sensitive information and documents, might be open. Although many might attempt to refute these claims, surveys

DOWNLOAD: Malware Trend Report H2 2017

About the OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 The OIC-CERT Malware Trend Report H2-2017 is the 3rd of its kind covering malware trends for the 2nd half of 2017. This is an outcome of the Malware Research and Coordination Facility project which is a collaborative effort from the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT), the Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) and other organisations of

Muslim Activists Hacked Isis Mailing List Hours After Terrorists Claimed it was Unhackable

Muslim hackers have attacked Isis’s propaganda network and published a list of almost 2,000 subscribers’ email addresses in the latest blow to the online “caliphate”. After numerous cyber attacks and official takedowns targeting its Amaq “news agency”, Isis issued a message on Friday night claiming it had increased security. “In response to recent events, we have imposed more stringent security measures on our systems,” said the email in Arabic. “We can now handle

Warning: Two Dangerous Ransomware Are Back – Protect Your Computers

Ransomware has been around for a few years but has become an albatross around everyone’s neck—from big businesses and financial institutions to hospitals and individuals worldwide—with cyber criminals making millions of dollars. In just past few months, we saw a scary strain of ransomware attacks including WannaCry, Petya and LeakerLocker, which made chaos worldwide by shutting down hospitals, vehicle manufacturing, telecommunications, banks and many businesses. Before WannaCry and Petya, the infamous Mamba full-disk-encrypting ransomware and the Locky

Kid Arrested for Developing Ransomeware

Japanese authorities have arrested a 14-year-old boy in Osaka, a prefecture and large port city, for allegedly creating and distributing a ransomware malware. This is the first such arrest in Japan which involves a Ransomware-related crime. Ransomware is a piece of malware that encrypts files on a victim’s computer and makes them inaccessible until the victim pays a ransom, usually in Bitcoins, in order to get the decryption keys for