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Homeland Security Warning About QuickTime

Not long after researchers discovered two critical security flaws in Apple’s QuickTime the Department of Homeland Security put out a warning to Windows users still running it.

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Tags: Apple, Homeland Security, Windows

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$4 Million Stolen with New Malware

In the first couple days of April, hackers were able to use a new form of malware to steal an estimated $4 million dollars by targeting the business customers of banks in the United States and Canada.

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Tags: Malware, Phishing, Trojan

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CEO Fraud Costs a Single Business $100 Million

In what the FBI is saying is the largest case of Business Email Compromise (BEC) or CEO Fraud, an unknown American Company lost $100 million to scammers.

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Tags: CEO Fraud, FBI

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Did He Delete His Whole Business?

According to posts on the forum Server Fault, business owner Marco Marsala accidentally deleted the data for his entire company by running one command on his servers. Containing all the data he had for websites his company hosted, the command removed every single file he had.

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Tags: Data Backup, Data Recovery Services

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Frightening Future of Ransomware

In an attempt to predict what the next generation of ransomware will look like, researchers with Cisco’s Talos Labs have developed a sophisticated framework for the malware, and it’s frightening.

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Tags: Ransomware

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Taxpayers at Risk After IRS Ignores Recommendations

After a breach compromising hundreds of thousands of taxpayers’ personal information, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) put out a report in March raising serious security issues. Consequently, with tax day around the corner, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was called in front of the Senate Finance Committee to address issues relating to cyber security.

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Tags: IRS, Tax Fraud

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How Time Travel Can Brick Your iPhone

If you have an iPhone, iPad, or some other iOS device, you probably want to make sure you’re running version 9.3.1. A time traveling fault in Apple’s mobile operating system can potentially brick your phone making it completely useless.

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Tags: iOS, iPad, iPhone, Update

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