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VPNFilter Malware worse than we thought

  Recently we created an article giving a detailed explanation on a current threat facing over 500,000 devices, known as the VPNFilter malware.This malware had become a prominent issue fast and had been tied to an origin in Russia. Initially it was thought that resetting your homes router and modem would address the problem, but

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Analysis of VPNFilter botnet

EL5 As we move forward in our technological advancements, there will be a concurring rise in damage that results from technological attacks. The more interconnected we become, the more vulnerable we are when a new form of threat arises. VPNFilter demonstrates how cybercriminals advance with the new technology and integrate degrees of portability by building

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Android hacked and crypto mined

Android Defenses Breached On to some more crypto-hacker news, Chinese researchers have found hackers to be turning internet connections into tools for creating caches of the crypto coin Monero. The devices that have been recognized as being used in this manner are Android phones and TV’s. Thus far 7000 devices in Chine have been hacked

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Hackers Beware

I know you are all tired of seeing the word “hacker” everywhere. But to be honest, i’m certain it will only become more relevant as we move forward. Due to hackers playing such a prominent role in the modern world, our constant efforts to fight hackers and the ransomware and malware they bring forth will

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Hackers backed by Lebanese government affect thousands

Once again, hackers have made the headline! Supposedly, some hackers backed by the Lebanese government have had a phishing scam in progress for several years. Recently, a group of security researchers have discovered a simple but obviously effective hacking method, that has been linked to affecting thousands of people. The location of the hacks have

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Hospital in Greenfield held hostage to hackers

Late last Thursday, Jan 11th, a hospital in Greenfield had become the victim to a hackers malware. The malware was ransomware that had locked up their computer systems, preventing access to patient information and other necessary medical records. Part of the Greenfield health network became locked down due to ransomware, preventing further medical action for

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Russia inbound, hackers take a crack at Senate email

Recently announced, a Russian hacker group known as “Pawn Storm” has taken to the web for a bold attack on the Senate. In an attempt to gain email access, tensions rise in the US governments management of the continual Russian online invasions from hackers abound. This hacking group has been known for its penetration of

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Hackers take aim at the Winter Olympics

2017 was a big year for technology and it’s hacking abusers. With the new year already in progress we were all hoping for a nice downtime from the bad news and potential dangers. Sadly that isn’t the case right now. Recently reported were attempts of maleware infection affecting those involved in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

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