Tag Archives: malware

The Yahoo! Hack and What To Do Now

Even if you are not one of the 1 Billion affected users, you have decisions to make

Yahoo announced - after the close of the U.S. stock markets - on December, 14th that the company "has identified data security issues concerning certain Yahoo user accounts. Yahoo has taken steps to secure user accounts and is working...
The Ransomware Epidemic

Getting better at being bad

Another day at the office, or so you thought. As you're getting caught up on e-mail, you click an attachment from someone you recognize. Seconds later you are presented with a message that states that your system has been compromised, that your files are encrypted, and that you owe a Bitcoin...

Ransomware Wants Your Money

Once again, the bad guys seem to be a step ahead of the good guys. The focus is now on money, your money. Aptly named, ransomware is malicious software (malware) that is designed to hold your computer ransom. It does this by encrypting your files and denying you access to them until...