Category Archives: Security

Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author?

// Krebs on Security —- Who is Anna-Senpai, the Mirai Worm Author? On September 22, 2016, this site was forced offline for nearly four days after it was hit with “Mirai,” a malware strain that enslaves poorly secured Internet of … Continue reading

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Before You Pay that Ransomware Demand…

Before You Pay that Ransomware Demand… Krebs On Security December 22 2016 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2016/12/before-you-pay-that-ransomware-demand/ A decade ago, if a desktop computer got infected with malware the chief symptom probably was an intrusive browser toolbar of some kind. Five years ago you … Continue reading

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Don’t be a Victim of These Common Phishing Attacks

Written by Dave LeClair May 31, 2016 http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/dont-be-a-victim-of-these-common-phishing-attacks/ 6 Common Phishing Attacks and How To Avoid Them 11 May 2016 On February 2016, an apparently politically-motivated hacker accessed the personal information of 20,000 FBI employees and 9,000 Department of Homeland Security employees … Continue reading

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How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages

How to use WhatsApp to send encrypted messages If you have not tried WhatsApp Messenger, you’re missing out on encrypted, unlimited messages with images, video, and audio. Get up to speed on installing and using the app. By Jack Wallen … Continue reading

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Petya ransomware decryption tool sets your files free

Petya ransomware decryption tool sets your files free 12 Apr 2016 by John Zorabedian https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/04/12/petya-ransomware-decryption-tool-sets-your-files-free/?utm_source=Naked+Security+-+Sophos+List&utm_campaign=6b01088e1e-naked%252Bsecurity&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_31623bb782-6b01088e1e-454974845 Successful ransomware families including CryptoWall, TeslaCrypt and Locky encrypt the data files on your hard drive and require you to pay a ransom to get the key … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Refund Fraud in ’16

Don’t Be a Victim of Tax Refund Fraud in ’16 https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/12/dont-be-a-victim-of-tax-refund-fraud-in-16/ December 14 2015 With little more than a month to go before the start of the 2016 tax filing season, the IRS and the states are hunkering down for … Continue reading

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How to Enable Multifactor Security on Amazon

Krebs On Security https://krebsonsecurity.com/2015/11/how-to-enable-multifactor-security-on-amazon/ Nov 15 How to Enable Multifactor Security on Amazon Amazon has added multi-factor authentication to help customers better secure their accounts from hackers. With this new feature enabled, thieves would have to know your username, password, and … Continue reading

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