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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

Cyber Threats Ramp Up For Law Firms

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 17, 2017 at 4:26 PM

The WannaCry attack has company. Late last month, the DLA Piper attack reminded legal professionals that they’re all major ransomware targets. DLA Piper is a multinational law firm located all over the world, including North and South America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. So it’s not really a wonder why cyber criminals would see a bullseye on DLA’s back.

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Topics: hacking, cyber security, law firms

Who Was Behind Ukraine Ransomware Attack?

Posted by Sean McCabe on July 3, 2017 at 11:45 AM

 

 

GoldenEye is no longer just known as Pierce Brosnan’s best James Bond movie. The GoldenEye strain of the Petya ransomware was designed to wipe out tons of data from Ukrainian companies. The Ukraine’s SBU security service says it found evidence suggesting that Russian government-sponsored hackers were involved.

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Topics: hacking, cyber security

The World of Hackers

Posted by Sean McCabe on June 19, 2017 at 3:42 PM

If you’ve been paying attention to the news for the past six months or so, you would know that hackers have a spotlight on them like never before. They are being talked about by everyone from government officials, to reporters, to even your friends, family and coworkers. But before you start labeling yourself a hacking expert just because you have Mr. Robot on “season pass”, you need to understand where they are, why they do it, and most importantly… how to protect yourself from network threats.

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Topics: Malicious Software Protection, hacking, cyber security

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