Surprising Advice from the FBI to Victims of Ransomware: Pay the Ransom!

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Surprisingly, if your company is a victim of ransomware, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) now advises that you to pay the ransom! Why does the FBI recommend paying the ransom? Joseph Bonavolonta, the Assistant Special Agent in Charge of … Read More

Ransomware Strikes Again! This Time Through Remote Desktop and Terminal Services

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A new strain of ransomware has been discovered.  This one, called LowLevel04, is being circulated by targeted Remote Desktop or Terminal Services hacks. Unlike ransomware in the Cryptolocker family which encrypts the files on a computer when its user clicks … Read More

SECURITY ALERT: Rombertik Malware Destroys Your Hard Drive If Detected

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A new form of spyware is making headlines.  Rombertik is designed to steal usernames and passwords, but if it finds that its actions are being monitored, it attacks the user’s hard drive. Like other malware including Dyre and Cryptolocker, Rombertik … Read More