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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

Ransomware infected app hitting smartphones now!

Hackers are targeting smartphones with a scary new form of ransomware. Imagine starting up your phone and finding a message that threatened to sell...
Happening Now January 26, 2017

Top Story: Why "Satan" ransomware is the scariest virus to ever hit the internet

Just when you thought ransomware couldn't get any worse, it does. A new strand called "Satan" is being sold on the Dark Web, and...
Happening Now January 21, 2017

New ransomware feature makes it even more dangerous

Ransomware is already one of the biggest threats online. But something has been added to make it even worse. You really need to follow...
Happening Now January 16, 2017

Will 2016 be remembered as the year of the data breach?

Cybercriminals have been swarming this year. We've seen a huge increase in ransomware attacks, as well as some of the largest data breaches ever...
Happening Now December 31, 2016

New ransomware scheme urges victims to infect others

Ransomware is always bad news, but this is the worst I've seen. In order to get the decryption code, you have to do something...
Happening Now December 12, 2016

Top 3 cybersecurity threats to watch out for in 2017

It's been a long year of cyberattacks, hacks and breaches dominating the news. But what are the trends looking like for next year? If...
Tips December 8, 2016

3 biggest security threats for Android users today

Every week we hear about dozens of new online security threats. If you want to stay safe, it's not enough anymore to install antivirus...
Tips December 6, 2016

Ransomware hits public transit during busiest travel season of the year

The hustle and bustle of Black Friday turned into chaos for one major city last week. Anyone using public transit to get around was...
Happening Now November 28, 2016

Top Story: Web attack! Everything you should know about malware on Facebook

If you're using Facebook, stop! Before you click on anything, you need to read this. Facebook reached out to me to share this critical...
Happening Now November 24, 2016

Top Story: Watch out! Facebook spreading ransomware!

This is very frightening! Facebook is the biggest force on the internet and hackers have broken into the service. A new form of ransomware...
Happening Now November 21, 2016

Google's 'gap in user protection' creates playground for malware

Tech companies like Google have a duty to protect the people who use their products. But a serious gap has been identified in Google...
Happening Now November 10, 2016

Top Story: Watch out! Malware disguised as Microsoft security update

Security patches are essential if you want to protect your devices from viruses. But don't be so hasty to click "download." Hackers are hoping...
Happening Now October 29, 2016
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