Watch out: Defeated malware given new life

When a group of government agencies shut down the Gameover Zeus trojan last month, they warned others could take its place. Sure enough, it looks like that is happening now, putting users at risk. 

Heads up: You have 14 days to rid yourself of malware

Two nasty strains of malware are getting out of hand. But thanks to law enforcement, you have a small window of opportunity to protect yourself from GameoverZeus and Cryptolocker before they come roaring back. 

New developments in ransomware: And it’s bad news

When hackers steal data, it’s a crap shoot. Maybe they’ll find valuable information they can sell to an interested party, but they may not get good info or have interested customers. So to get around that, a new trend is taking place – one that’s an easy payday for them, and a nightmare for IT and your […]

Does your company need a bribery policy?

IT pros have to master a variety of skills. But one that you definitely didn’t sign up for is hostage negotiations. Unfortunately, it looks like that might be yet another task thrown at you.

3 startling malware developments

Heads up: Three insidious malware programs could wreak havoc on your systems if you or your users aren’t ready for them. 

Will you be ready for the top security threats of 2014?

It’s December, which means it’s the time to look back on the year’s best-of lists, top news stories … and yes, even malware attacks and security threats.