Tampa Bay Times hit with Ryuk ransomware attack

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:11:10 +0000

Florida newspaper The Tampa Bay Times suffered a Ryuk ransomware attack Thursday, making it the latest major victim of the notorious ransomware family that continues to rise in popularity.

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Ransomware Bites Dental Data Backup Firm

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:59:11 +0000

PerCSoft, a Wisconsin-based company that manages a remote data backup service relied upon by hundreds of dental offices across the country, is struggling to restore access to client systems after falling victim to a ransomware attack.

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Facebook’s history betrays its privacy pivot

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Facebook’s self-proclaimed pivot to privacy faces a fierce opponent—Facebook’s own history.

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Twitter Bots Use Likes, RTs for Intimidation

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:59:49 +0000

I awoke this morning to find my account on Twitter (@briankrebs) had attracted almost 12,000 new followers overnight. Then I noticed I’d gained almost as many followers as the number of re-tweets (RTs) earned for a tweet I published on Tuesday. The tweet stated how every time I tweet something related to Russian President Vladimir Putin I […]

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