Madison County, Indiana, was the victim of ransomware last week. According to Madison County Commissioner John Richwine, it followed the directions of its insurance carrier in how to respond to the attack. [Read More]
A newly observed Linux backdoor Trojan can perform its nefarious activities without root access, by using the privileges of the current user, Doctor Web security researchers have discovered. [Read More]
The Sarvdap spambot has been checking the IP addresses of infected hosts against common blacklists, in an attempt to ensure that its spam email is successfully delivered, Palo Alto Networks security researchers say. [Read More]
We owe the richness of today’s Web to the micro-payment model of online advertising, and it is difficult to imagine an alternative. But there are consequences for anyone who uses the Internet, although they may not realize it.
Although ransomware is commonly targeted at consumers, recent versions have targeted the enterprise with a vengeance. This has shifted ransomware from a nuisance to a potentially debilitating attack that can freeze critical assets and intellectual property.
While data breaches aren’t going away anytime soon, every company has a choice of how they prepare for them. By focusing on the endpoint, businesses can better secure themselves with less cost and less time expended by the IT team.