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Hackers Are Using DDOS Attacks To Profit Off Businesses

Distributed Denial of Service Attacks (DDOS) have been used by hackers since the earliest days of the web. Get enough internet-connected devices to ping a server at the same time, and you ...

Healthcare Ransomware Problem Is Getting Worse Recently

Ransomware attacks are one of the most prevalent cyber attacks on healthcare. It has been around for many years, however, it became a trend in 2016. Recently, there is a significant increase ...

Gen Intel Processors May Get Built In Ransomware Protection

At CES 2021, arguably the most influential and significant tech event in the world, Intel made an important announcement regarding its historic eleventh generation of chips. The latest designs will feature hardware-based ...

Brand New Ransomware Found On The Internet

Hackers around the world didn't waste any time. New Year's celebrations have barely ended, and already, we have our first reports of a new malware strain to help ring in 2021. Dubbed ...

Cyber Attacks On Schools Are Increasing According To Recent Warning

With the pandemic still raging, many schools around the world are still shuttered as tens of millions of school age children take to learning from home via remote or distance learning technologies. ...

Watch Out for Egregor Ransomware Now Hitting The Scene

A new ransomware strain burst onto the scene in September of this year (2020). Dubbed 'Egregor' by the research team at Digital Shadows who discovered it, it has already claimed more than ...

People Are Paying Ransomware Attackers In Large Numbers In 2020

Hackers have increasingly gravitated to ransomware attacks in 2020, as being one of the best and most reliable paths to a payday. That brings to mind an interesting question though. Naturally, the ...

Ecommerce Platform X-Cart Hit By Ransomware Caused Outage

Do you sell goods and services directly from your company's website? Do you use X-Cart to do it? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you may have had some ...

Cyber Attack Found At Gaming Company Capcom

Are you a gamer? Are you a fan of Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Mega Man, Monster Hunter or Street Fighter? All of those games have something in common. All were developed ...

Surge In Ransomware Continues In 2020, Targeting Healthcare

The year 2020 could well be described as the Year of Ransomware. Security researchers around the globe who monitor such things have noted a sharp uptick in the use of ransomware this ...