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Snatch ransomware reboots PCs in Windows Safe Mode to bypass antivirus apps

The authors of the Snatch ransomware are using a never-before-seen trick to bypass antivirus software and encrypt victims’ files without being detected. The trick relies on rebooting an infected computer


Ryuk ransomware contains a bug causing data loss for some victims

Antivirus maker Emsisoft said it found a bug in the decrypter app of the Ryuk ransomware. This is the app the Ryuk gang provides to victims to recover their files,

Identity Theft

NSW Ambulance expected to settle data breach class action

A settlement is expected to be reached in a class action brought against the NSW Ambulance Service relating to sensitive health and personal information that was illegally sold by a

Identity Theft

Is there such a thing as regulation overload?

Tackling the dark side of the web is still an uphill battle.The internet has become a ubiquitous phenomenon in the UK over the last few decades, with over 80 per

Industry Insights

What cyber crime will look like in 2020

The age of cyber warfare is upon us, and the threat of cybercrime to businesses continues to multiply by the day. Simply having cloud antivirus is no longer enough. The imperative to

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FBI Issues Smart TV Cybersecurity Warning

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a warning to holiday shoppers who are planning to swap some of their hard-earned cash for a smart TV. In a statement released by the

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141 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020

Serial cybersecurity entrepreneur Shlomo Kramer said in a 2005 interview that cybersecurity is “a bit like Alice in Wonderland” where you run as fast as you can only to stay

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The tech behind insurtech

Blockchain, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence and machine learning are some of the tech that is revolutionising the insurance industry. Click here to view original webpage at www.itproportal.com

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Cyber Security Today – Be careful buying connected gifts for others, hackers arrested, and two more data breaches

Be careful buying connected gifts for others, hackers arrested, and two more data breaches. Welcome to Cyber Security Today. It’s Monday December 2nd. I’m Howard Solomon, contributing reporter on cybersecurity


2019 experienced massive spate of crypto crimes, $4.4 billion to date

With only seven months left for nations to pass laws and virtual asset service providers (VASPs) to comply with the guidelines, the majority of cryptocurrency exchanges are not equipped to