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Government staff turns to typewriters after malware attack

Ransomware quickly rose to become the current biggest software security threat out there. It was so rampant that seven out of 10 companies think that...
Happening Now August 1, 2018

Security pros create a CryptoLocker master key

With the release of an amazing fix to the CryptoLocker ransomware, I'm proud to say that the good guys have dealt a crushing blow...
Happening Now August 6, 2014

Dangerous 'Gameover' malware is back

Remember Gameover Zeus? This dangerous virus is back, and Sophos security experts are claiming that the latest iteration of the dangerous botnet is actually...
Happening Now July 15, 2014

Cryptowall: Same dangerous ransomware, new name

Remember CryptoLocker? It's the specialized ransomware that encrypts your files and then gives you 72 hours to pay to get the files back. It's...
Happening Now June 19, 2014

New ransomware locks your phone's files

You might remember my warnings about the CryptoLocker virus. This dangerous virus encrypts your documents and gives you four days to pay a ransom to...
Happening Now June 9, 2014

Feds warn about two viruses that stole more than $100 million

The U.S. Department of Justice is sounding the alarm on two widespread viruses. The first, CryptoLocker, you've heard me talk about before. Last year,...
Happening Now June 3, 2014