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Posted: November 21, 2017, 12:27 am

Sacramento Bee

Hackers attack Sacramento transit system and demand $8000 ransom
Sacramento Bee
The agency's system has suffered from virus and malware attacks in the past, but had never suffered an attack that destroyed data. Lonergan said light rail and buses continue to run on a normal schedule. The trains and buses are run under control of an ...

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Posted: November 20, 2017, 8:44 pm

Atlanta Journal Constitution

13 Dos and Don'ts for protecting your identity during the holidays
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Next, get onto a secure network (preferably from a computer with good anti-virus software on it). Only then should you log into your bank's official website. This will help you avoid being phished by scammers who make professional-looking messages in ...

Posted: November 20, 2017, 6:51 pm

2-spyware.com (blog)

CryptoMix family received another update - 0000 ransomware virus
2-spyware.com (blog)
Both 0000 and XZZX viruses use the same data encryption model. Malware uses a combination of 11 public RSA-1024 and AES ciphers to make files inaccessible. The recent version of the crypto-malware appends .0000 file extension to targeted files.

Posted: November 20, 2017, 12:47 pm

This anti-virus software's email protection service exposed users to banking malware
Komando
Cybercriminals never run out of ploys to dupe you into clicking links and attachments that you shouldn't. They massively send out phishing emails pretending to be someone you know and trust. Most of the time, they also forge web addresses and domains ...

Posted: November 18, 2017, 10:36 am

Residents face phone scams; Catawba Co. wrangles malware virus
Hickory Daily Record
“The good news is that from this experience and the company that we have worked with to shut that particular virus down, we feel very good about where we will be after the investigation is complete in terms of the security in our network,” Berry said ...

Posted: November 12, 2017, 5:33 am

CSO Online

Infected with malware? Check your Windows registry
CSO Online
With hundreds of millions of variants, Microsoft Windows malware doesn't always modify the Windows registry database (i.e., registry)… but it usually does. Malware will modify the registry to make sure it can launch itself after a reboot, to better ...

Posted: November 9, 2017, 2:17 pm

Southern Pines Pilot

FirstHealth Deploys Nearly 200 to Fight Malware Threat
Southern Pines Pilot
FirstHealth's security analysts first identified the virus on a non-clinical device, and it spread quickly to other devices on the network in the same work areas. The unusual activity of the virus was immediately spotted and the network was taken down.

Posted: November 7, 2017, 4:58 pm

CSO Online

Malwarebytes is tracking missed detections in traditional antivirus
CSO Online
Often loaded on to systems for emergency malware removal, or to confirm that a system is clean after the other anti-virus product has ran, the software is well-known among IT pros. Last year, this reporter used it to help recover a laptop after it was ...

Posted: November 7, 2017, 12:01 pm
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