Satan ransomware raises its head again!

Credit to Author: Shriram Munde| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 11:08:35 +0000

Satan ransomware first occurred in early 2017. And it has resurfaced with a new variant in 2018. We have seen it using new, innovative techniques to spread such as EternalBlue exploit to distribute over compromised networks.   This variant of Satan propagates using the below techniques: Mimikatz EternalBlue – exploit…

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Cryptojacking is when someone illegally uses your PC to make digital money + 8 facts

Credit to Author: Rajiv Singha| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:51:48 +0000

What attracts more than a magnet? You might have guessed it right – it is money! And where there is easy money, there is a lot of hustle and bustle. Till now, ransomware was seen as the ultimate cash cow for attackers – kidnap critical data and ask a ransom…

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AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:03:44 +0000

In the wake of a scandal involving third-party companies leaking or selling precise, real-time location data on virtually all Americans who own a mobile phone, the four major wireless carriers have responded to requests from a U.S. senator for more details about how the carriers are managing access to this extremely sensitive information. While three out of four providers said they had cancelled data sharing agreements with some of the offending companies, only one — Verizon — pledged to terminate all of them and initiate a wholesale review of their location data-sharing practices.

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Launched! Video Series on Data Center Operations Best Practices

Credit to Author: Abby Gabriel| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

According to The Uptime Institute, 70 percent of data center downtime can be attributed to human error. As data center operations take on increasing levels of complexity, even experts who… Read more »

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Motor Protection: 5 reasons to choose circuit breakers over fuses

Credit to Author: Henrique Matheus| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:00:17 +0000

In the beginning, only fuses were used in electrical distribution systems to protect people and equipment against short circuits, circuit overloads, and other types of faults. Then, circuit breakers were… Read more »

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Why Saving Time Is Vital to Your Business

Credit to Author: Brad Wills| Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2018 21:21:19 +0000

With demand for electrical services growing and labor shortages continuing, the need to update business strategies – including new ways for saving time and enhancing efficiencies — remains critical for… Read more »

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Verizon to Stop Sharing Customer Location Data With Third Parties

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2018 18:03:44 +0000

In the wake of a scandal involving third-party companies leaking or selling precise, real-time location data on virtually all Americans who own a mobile phone, the four major wireless carriers have responded to requests from a U.S. senator for more details about how the carriers are managing access to this extremely sensitive information. While three out of four providers said they had cancelled data sharing agreements with some of the offending companies, only one — Verizon — pledged to terminate all of them and initiate a wholesale review of their location data-sharing practices.

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