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Hackers Take Advantage of the Coronavirus Crisis

"…Every country in the world has seen at least one COVID-19 themed attack… Our data shows that these COVID-19 themed threats are retreads of existing attacks that have been slightly altered to tie to this pandemic… This means we're seeing a changing of lures, not a surge in attacks." -- Rob Lefferts, Corporate VP, Microsoft 365 Security…
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New Ransomware Called B0r0nt0K Discovered

Ransomware is continuing to challenge all types of companies and has become one of the most feared business threats, and some cybersecurity research has also pegged it as the most popular form of malware. These ransoms can often be extortionately high however the cost of downtime is also extremely high. A new ransomware has been discovered and…
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Over 100,000 PCs infected As New Ransomware Sweeps China

A new piece of ransomware has been spreading across China and has already infected over 100,000 computers. The virus has been spreading for the last 4 days and asks victims to pay 16 USD (110 yuan) through the Chinese messaging app, WeChat. This makes it unique compared to the usual ransomware that normally asks victims to pay in Bitcoin, which is…
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