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New malware attacks safety systems

Emergency shutdown systems have been targeted by a new malware attack.

CA voter database left exposed, held for ransom

Personal info of about 19 million California voters was publicly available in an unsecured MongoDB database and later held for ransom.

New Android malware could damage phones

A new malware strain could cause some headaches for Android users.

Watch out for this new I-9 scam

Watch out for emails from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) asking about employees’ I-9 forms – they’re most likely a scam.

IBM: $3.62M reasons to not overlook these four security flaws

With so many data breaches in the news, do you know what it takes to keep your company out of the next major headlines? According to the Ponemon Institute, the average cost of a data breach is a whopping $3.62 million.

Which is the bigger data threat: Breaches … or your users?

Quick, which is more of a risk to data: keyloggers or phishing?

Adware-laden harmful extension poses as popular Adblock Plus

If your users or staff use adblockers, make sure they’re not downloading this Chrome extension posing as a legitimate program.

Deloitte’s cloud server emails hacked

Another hack rocked the world when Deloitte announced that it had been compromised in an attack about a year ago.

Is wave of new data-destruction ransomware the next NotPetya?

A new type of ransomware is sweeping across the globe, boasting 20 million attacks in a day.

Popular malware scanner compromised by malware

When you spend your time fighting monsters, beware you don’t become a monster yourself. If you’ve been using CCleaner for 32-bit Windows machines, you might want to evaluate those systems and run an actual malware scan.