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Hackers Hide Malware Inside CCleaner

Posted by Sean McCabe on September 21, 2017 at 2:35 PM

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before. A company has found itself at the mercy of cyber-criminals. Welcome to what seems to be the day-to-day news in the world of hacking. No longer can organizations be surprised by these actions. Now is the time for protection and vigilance.

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Topics: hackers, Malware

Vevo is the Latest Entertainment Site Hacked

Posted by Sean McCabe on September 18, 2017 at 2:21 PM

In another tale of why companies can’t let their guards down, the music video site Vevo became the latest entertainment site victimized by hackers. Although the style of the cyber criminals is somewhat unique this time.

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Topics: hackers, hacked

Equifax Data Breach: Now What?

Posted by Sean McCabe on September 15, 2017 at 11:41 AM

The aftermath of the Equifax data breach has left us with more questions than answers. How could something like this happen to a major company? How could they be so careless with our private information? Who did this and what is being done about it? As this gets sorted out, there are already facts we know and actions we need to take.

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Topics: Data Loss Prevention, data breach

Five Questions You Need To Ask Your IT Department

Posted by Sean McCabe on August 31, 2017 at 3:44 PM

Having state-of-the-art, secure online storage for your company’s data doesn’t mean you can shut off your brain and relax. Sure, a solid file backup system spares you the work of changing and storing backup tapes, burning DVDs, copying your files to external hard drives, etc.

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Topics: Business IT, Data Loss Prevention, data storage

DNA IS THE FUTURE OF DATA STORAGE

Posted by Sean McCabe on August 28, 2017 at 4:11 PM

As each decade passes, data storage only continues to evolve. The amount of data produced and consumed in this era is progressing at an alarming rate. As this increase continues, so does the need for dependable and plentiful data storage devices.

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Topics: data storage

The Onion Ransomware Virus

Posted by Sean McCabe on August 21, 2017 at 3:51 PM

In the past few months, we have learned more and more about ransomwire viruses. But just when you thought you had experienced it all with viruses like WannaCry, something new and dangerous is always on the horizon. The ransomware, known as Critoni or CTB-Locker, has been named “Onion” by researchers, as its creators use command and control servers hidden in the Tor Network (The Onion Router) to hide their malicious activity.

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Topics: ransomware, viruses

"The Invisible Man" Malware Targets Android Users

Posted by Sean McCabe on August 14, 2017 at 12:16 PM

How do you make a cyber threat even scarier? Name it after one of the classic literary, cinematic “monsters”. Android users are on the lookout for a new type of malware called “The Invisible Man” that targets their mobile devices. This attack is not new to Android users.

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Topics: Malware

HBO Hackers Demands

Posted by Sean McCabe on August 10, 2017 at 11:43 AM

 

And you thought that only Daenerys Targaryen (AKA – Queen of the Dragons) was bringing destruction and fire! The HBO hackers have brought it to the producers of the hit TV show Game of Thrones.

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Topics: hacking, hackers, ransomware

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