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Petya Ransomware’s Author Wants to Help NotPetya (GoldenEye) Victims, Reaches Out...

The author of the original Petya ransomware that made news more than a year ago, known only by the name Janus, is now reaching out...

Petya Ransomware’s True Purpose Revealed – Data Destruction, Not Money

Just yesterday, a type of ransomware first identified as Petya, then subsequently named NotPetya or GoldenEye, started infecting about 2,000 machines across Europe, targeting...

GoldenEye (Petya Offshoot) Ransomware has a “Vaccine”, Just Discovered

Less than two months ago, the WannaCry ransomware attacks wreaked havoc on cybersecurity systems on more than 300,000 machines in 150 countries. The attacks,...

Windows 10 S Security Compromised with Word Macro, Microsoft’s Next Move?

One of the biggest selling points for the Surface Laptop - currently the only device that runs the lighter Windows 10 S - is...

Google Will Continue to Scan Your Gmail Messages, Just Not for...

It's been a long-standing practice of Google to scan Gmail messages of users to find out what interests them so the ads served can...

Protecting Your Smart Home from Hackers is as Simple as Plug...

There was a time when your home's computers and gadgets could be protected by antivirus software. Just buy a premium software application, load it...

This Company is Paying $1 Million to Get Data Back from...

A web hosting company in South Korea has agreed to pay ransomware attackers a whopping $1 million to get access to their files, according...

Microsoft’s Windows June Patch Tuesday Fixes 96 Different Vulnerabilities, Update Now

June's Patch Tuesday for Windows machines brought no less than 96 different patches for various vulnerabilities. That number also includes two vulnerabilities that are...

Windows 10 Version 1511 Now Has WannaCry PoC EternalBlue Exploit

All through the WannaCry ransomware attacks, Microsoft kept telling users that Windows 10 was safe from being targeted. Now, however, security researchers from RiskSense...

Are Your Smart Speakers Secure and Private? Echo, Home, HomePod, Invoke

It's great to have a digital assistant sitting in your home waiting to do your bidding, but most users of smart speakers and other...

Google Chrome Flaw Allows Sites to Hack Your Webcam and Mic,...

AOL developer Ran Bar-Zik told Google on April 10, 2017 that a Google Chrome vulnerability allowed websites to record video and audio from users...

Free Windows 10 Upgrade Can Keep Windows 7 Users Safe from...

We recently saw how Windows 7 was easily the most affected Windows version as far as the rampant and persistent WannaCry ransomware attacks are...

Windows 7 Real Reason for WannaCry Ransomware Spreading, Windows 10 to...

The Windows ecosystem took a major hit over the past ten days because of the WannaCry ransomware worm that affected over 200,000 machines in...

Don’t Pay $300 to the WannaCry Ransomware Attackers, Free Decryption Tool...

If you've been the victim of a WannaCry ransomware attack, DO NOT PAY any money to the attackers. A french security researcher from Quarkslab,...

How Ransomware Attackers Find Their Targets, and How to Go Invisible...

The global rampage that ransomware WannaCrypt, or Wanna Decryptor, is currently on is by no means a new form of extortion. It is a...