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Top 5 security lessons ransomware teaches us the hard way

Hackers are now developing "ransomworms" to spread ransomware automatically from one machine to the next. If you don't act now, you won't be ready...
Tips May 25, 2017

Ransomworm malware is coming, are you ready?

Ransomware has been one of the top cybersecurity threats of the past few years. But now it's evolved into something even worse. After WannaCry...
Happening Now May 22, 2017

Q&A with Kim: Protect Your Business Against Ransomware, Advertising to Specific Places and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions about all things digital. This week, I'm talking about local weather forecasts, how to unsend emails and...
Columns May 20, 2017

Worried you could be hit by WannaCry ransomware? This free tool could save your files

WannaCry ransomware hit Windows PCs worldwide by exploiting a system weakness. With new variants of WannaCry already surfacing, the next wave is going to...
Happening Now May 20, 2017

How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks

Over 200,000 victims were hit by ransomware in 150 countries around the world recently. But if you think this new strain of ransomware has...
Tips May 17, 2017

Cyberattack! 3 steps you need to take now

Last week's worldwide ransomware attack showed just how dangerous cyberattacks can be. If you don't take the necessary steps to protect yourself, you're not...
Happening Now May 15, 2017

Unexpected kill switch that halted global ransomware attack

Now this is a bit troubling. The largest ransomware attack in history recently hit more than 100 countries. But what's even more disturbing is...
Happening Now May 15, 2017

New ransomware spreading fast - Demands BIG money!

Have an extra $500 to $1,000 lying around? For most of us, the answer is no. That's why you want to avoid this costly...
Happening Now May 14, 2017

Worldwide ransomware attack spreading like wildfire - More than 100 countries hit!

I've been warning you about ransomware for years, but this is the largest attack that's ever been seen. A new form of ransomware is...
Happening Now May 12, 2017

Have one of these smartphones? Your bank details, passwords and photos could be stolen

A whopping 45 percent of people who own this type of smartphone are susceptible to hacks! A bug has been found that allows criminals...
Happening Now May 10, 2017

New ransomware decides your payout fee based on your wealth

Whether you get by on a decent salary, or earn millions each year, this frightening new ransomware doesn't discriminate. It does, however, charge you...
Happening Now May 7, 2017

New "Philadelphia" ransomware is most dangerous yet

Ransomware is one of the world's biggest threats, with nearly $1 billion paid in ransom by victims last year. Now there's a new form...
Happening Now April 27, 2017

How I make sure my business does not get hit by ransomware and scammers

When it comes to my business, I don't take security lightly. And there's more to protect than just my property. The data on my...
Tips April 22, 2017

This encrypting ransomware is the web's biggest threat!

Ransomware was the biggest digital threat of 2016, with nearly $1 billion paid in ransom by victims. Now there's a new form of ransomware...
Happening Now April 16, 2017

Malicious fake Skype ads can infect your PC with ransomware

Did you ever think you'd be able to have a face-to-face conversation with a loved one halfway across the country? Apps like FaceTime and...
Happening Now April 1, 2017

Watch out for this phishing scam posing as email from TV providers - It's spreading malware!

Phishing attacks are a favorite tool for cybercriminals. And now, a new attack is making the rounds. These fraudulent emails are showing up in...
Happening Now March 25, 2017

Hackers upping mobile ransomware game - Attacks skyrocketing!

If you think you're safe against hacks because your computer is protected by antivirus software, think again. Your computer isn't the prime device hackers...
Happening Now February 21, 2017

Top Story: Windows 10 and ransomware - Here's what Microsoft wants you to know

Remember Microsoft's huge push last summer to get people to upgrade to Windows 10? Once again the tech giant is trying to convince people...
Happening Now February 3, 2017

New ransomware scheme makes it worse than ever

As a Komando listener, you already know that ransomware became the number one digital threat last year. Well, it's about to get evil! New...
Happening Now January 31, 2017

Gmail blocking certain attachments - The reason why is troubling

If someone sends you an email with an attachment you're not receiving, there could be more at play than you realize. Gmail is blocking...
Happening Now January 28, 2017
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