Ransomware’s difficult second album

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at the difficulties faced by ransomware authors as they try to adapt and evolve to the next form of stealthier Bitcoin hoarding: cryptocurrency mining.

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Plugging a virtual leak: insecure VR app exposes customer data

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 22:00:00 +0000

Until a recent fix was applied, users of the VR pornography app SinVR could have found their subscriber information up for grabs.

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Alleged creator of Fruitfly indicted for 13 years of spying

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:43:44 +0000

A 28-year-old Ohio programmer is charged with creating the Fruitfly malware to spy on thousands of unsuspecting victims and produce child pornography.

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The seven most colossal data breaches of 2017

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2017 16:00:00 +0000

This year saw a handful of spectacularly bad security fails that resulted in massive sets of compromised data. Here are the most colossal data breaches of 2017.

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Internet of Things (IoT) security: what is and what should never be

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 06 Dec 2017 17:00:00 +0000

Internet of Things technology may soon multiply in the billions. But security for these devices is practically non-existent. What needs to be done to secure IoT users now and in the future?

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