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WanaCrypt0r ransomware hits it big just before the weekend

Reports of two massive, global ransomware attacks are dominating the news. As workers in Europe are heading home for the weekend, ransomware is shutting down their systems. Here’s what we know so far. Big targets National Health Service (NHS) England, and Telefonica, one of the largest telecom providers in the world, have each given out […]

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DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

News Overview Thanks to IoT botnets, DDoS attacks have finally turned from something of a novelty into an everyday occurrence. According to the A10 Networks survey, this year the ‘DDoS of Things’ (DoT) has reached critical mass – in each attack, hundreds of thousands of devices connected to the Internet are being leveraged. The fight […]

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New ‘Jaff’ ransomware via Necurs asks for 2 BTC

There is yet another ransomware on the block, but contrary to the many copycats out there this one appears to be more serious and widespread since it is part of the Necurs spam campaigns. Originally identified by security researcher S!Ri, the Jaff ransomware looks very identical to Locky in many ways: same distribution via the Necurs […]