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10 Scary Ransomware Statistics

The bottom line is this: when it comes to cyberattacks your business better be ready because it’s not “if” an attack will occur but “when”. This article is a wake-up call to anyone thinking they can get by with minimal cybersecurity.  The investment in cybersecurity far outweighs the costs. 1. It’s predicted that according to

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Huawei and ZTE Considered National Security Threats by Trump Administration

Huawei and ZTE, two Chinese telecom giants, were deemed national security threats by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) at the end of June.  “With today’s orders, and based on the overwhelming weight of evidence, the [FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security] Bureau has designated Huawei and ZTE as national security risks to America’s communications

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How Smart Devices Are Actually Dumb

We call them “smart” devices but when it comes to hackability they are rather dumb. Smart gadgets are great for making our lives more convenient but they aren’t great for cybersecurity. “[Internet of Things (IoT)] devices are more vulnerable to cyberattacks than traditional tech because they often lack the processing power needed to run even

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Blue Leaks: The Largest Published Hack of American Law Enforcement Agencies

Anger towards the police has boiled over into another form of attack on the men in blue – a cyber attack. Files from hundreds of police departments throughout the United States were released online in an epic breach called the “Blue Leaks”. “With this volume of material, there are bound to be compromises of sensitive

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Honda Gets Hit With Ransomware

Honda, one of the largest vehicle manufacturers with 200,000 staff and factories around the world, has fallen victim to ransomware. The cyberattack brought production to a halt at some Honda facilities. It is publicized that Snake ransomware, also known as Ekans, is most likely responsible for the attack. “Snake, like other file-encrypting malware, scrambles files

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