Category Infosec

4 ransomware lessons you need to learn before it snags you

Ransomware inspires fear in the hearts of those who have experienced its tenacious grip, and curiosity in the souls of those who haven’t.

4 ransomware lessons you need to learn before it snags you

To Pay Or Not To Pay

Over the past few years, malefactors have added yet another sinister twist to the crimeware game  cyber extortion.

End users panic (specifically those who have never backed up their system), while many security experts say “never pay the ransom.” Government entities like the Department of Homeland Security also discourage victims fro...

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Malvertising is a ‘toddler’ now



No more dirty diapers, potty training is intact. Within a two year time frame — malvertising mastered crawling and is starting to walk now.

Malvertising (in succinct terms) is defined as the use of online advertising to spread malware. My first experience with malvertising (malicious advertising) occurred on a Saturday in mid-September of 2009. While browsing the New York Times (NYT), a rogue antivirus pop-up appeared...

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Deepweb: Darknets & Oh là là Brands


What is your brand worth?

You might not be aware that your brand could be exploited (beneath the Surface web) by cyber-criminals. They could be selling your company data, your software (at a fraction of the cost), selling customer’s stolen data, or any other creative endeavor they devise that could put your brand name at risk...

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Ransomware: How does your network fare?



Ransomware has become one of the fastest growing crimeware tools today and is bound to become a growing menace in the corporate cyber-extortion scheme arena. There is nothing more troubling than having a cyber-criminal hold your network hostage...

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