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The Top 10: IT Security Risks for Hospitals

Healthcare Hackers: The juice is worth the squeeze   The healthcare industry is no stranger to the constant struggle of cybersecurity. A struggle which costs it an estimated $5.6 billion each year, making it the most attacked industry globally. With Bitcoin allowing attackers to stay anonymous and...

Flash: The End is Nigh….

There has been few technologies that split opinion quite like Adobe Flash: celebrated and condemned almost in equal measure. The soon-to-be-deceased technology is, on one hand, the finest malware vector the world has seen. And on the other a cornerstone of the web era, Flash technology...

Malware Watch: The Return of Mamba and Locky

The past few months have seen the dramatic increase in varieties of ransomware, their effects, and their influence echoing across the business world.   In 2017 hackers have developed stronger and stronger strains, pushing the IT security teams in financial institutions and government offices, to patch, secure...

10 Ways: Mobile App Hackers are Emptying Your Bank Account

How Mobile App Hackers are Emptying Your Bank Account   As we fall deeper in love with our mobile devices, we are also choosing to carry and use them for more and more sensitive interactions. Reports show that bank consumers are transitioning quickly from face-to-face and online communications...

What is a Mobile Threat

Hackers are not only targeting your laptops and computers to spread malicious viruses and malware, they are also scoping your phones, mobile devices, and wearables, looking for easy means to infect you and your network.   As any IT expert knows, your complete defense is only as...

The Power of Mobile BI

Mobile is the future, empower your staff to have all the BI data they need to make the best decisions in the least amount of time.   Looking for a solution that brings the power of business intelligence to your employee's fingertips, anywhere and anytime?   Imagine a sales...

10 Symptoms of Malware: How do you know you are Infected?

The eerie pop-up messages, slow, clunky booting up processes and unusual warnings and errors. These are the kinds of symptoms that bring sweat to any security professional’s brow. If the following list sounds a little bit too familiar, then we have bad news: These are...

Malware Watch: Spora 2.0

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Petya: A Vaccine

Cyber security researchers have discovered a vaccine to tackle the Petya infection that crippled Microsoft Windows-based networks across the globe on Tuesday. The virus, a resurgent strain of the ransomware Petya, has infected more than 12,000 machines in 64 countries.   It should be noted that the...

Petya: What We Know

What is Petya?   Petya is the latest strain of ransomware to sweep across the US and Europe crippling multinational corporations and government departments. It is the second major ransomware assault in as many months but is much more targeted and vicious than its predecessor. While Petya...