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FBI issues warning against 'coordinated cyberattack' against U.S. businesses

FBI issues warning against 'coordinated cyberattack' against U.S. businesses
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Last week's cyber strike against Sony Pictures Entertainment didn't just spoil the biggest movies of the year. In fact, the Federal Bureau of Investigation claimed that hackers could easily go beyond spoiling the ending of James Franco's latest mugging vehicle.

The FBI is so worried, in fact, that it released a five-page notification yesterday to small businesses warning them about the malware that hit Sony and how to respond if the malware is detected.

Per the report, the malware actually wipes an entire hard drive. Not just the files, I'm talking about the under-the-hood files that a hard drive needs to start itself up.

Flash warnings like these might sound scary, but I think they're a great step. I say the same thing week after week, and it's that cyber security is an industry where spreading awareness is half the battle.

Next page: Find out what the "flash" update says on the next page.
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