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Pay ransomware crooks, or restore the network? Guess which way this city chose after weighing up the costs

1 day ago   |   The Register

Plus: Sec wizard shows another way to pwn Mac users In brief A city in Colorado, USA, has swallowed its pride and paid off a malware gang after deciding the cost of a network...
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How to stop your Google Chrome browser from blocking downloads temporarily or permanently

How to stop your Google Chrome browser from blocking downloads temporarily or permanently

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

You can stop Google Chrome from blocking downloads by temporarily turning off the Safe Browsing feature, located in the Privacy and security section of Chrome's Settings...
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Taiwan's QNAP Denies Storage Equipment Infections Are Rising

4 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Taiwanese storage software and hardware vendor QNAP says there is no sign that infections of its products are growing, after over 60,000 of its network attached storage devices...
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What is a pop-up blocker? How to enable your web browser's pop-up blocker or disable it to access necessary pop-ups

What is a pop-up blocker? How to enable your web browser's pop-up blocker or disable it to access necessary pop-ups

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Pop-up blockers are built into common web browsers to prevent unwanted pop-up windows from interfering with and cluttering your browsing experience. Most pop-ups are ads...
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Prevention isn't always better in the battle against cyber crime

Prevention isn't always better in the battle against cyber crime

5 days ago   |   TechRadar

The rate of malware incidents has decreased, showing that endpoint-centered prevention can significantly reduce risk.
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Endpoint Security Effectiveness

6 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Organizations are indeed dealing with many of the tactics, techniques, and procedures of today's sophisticated and varied ransomware attacks. Most respondents have updated...
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Der Stand der Security Segmentierung

6 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Motivierte Angreifer werden stets einen Weg in Ihr Unternehmen finden. Sie setzen auf bislang unbekannte Malware, nutzen effiziente Phishing-Kampagnen zum Abgreifen von...
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NetWalker Ransomware Crew Raked in $25 Million Since March 1st

6 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Crime doesn't pay? Tell that to emerging Ransomware-as-a-Service crew NetWalker. They have taken home approximately $25 million in extorted funds between March 1 and late July...
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The State of Security Segmentation

6 days ago   |   Computer Business Review

Security incidents are inevitable. Motivated attackers will find their way in. They might rely on clever pieces of never-beforeseen malware, effective phishing campaigns that...
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Linux users, beware: TrickBot malware is no longer Windows-exclusive

Linux users, beware: TrickBot malware is no longer Windows-exclusive

11 days ago   |   TechRadar

TrickBot continues to evolve from a simple banking trojan as its creators add new functionality.
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