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Net Neutrality and Security Now #457

Net Neutrality and Security Now #457

I’ve been listening to one of my favorite podcasts (netcasts) Security Now with Steve Gibson & Leo Laporte on Leo’s network TWiT [http://twit.tv] and this week is a particularly interesting one. The topic of...

eBay hit with massive security breach, asks all users to change passwords | The Verge

eBay hit with massive security breach, asks all users to change passwords | The Verge

Are you an eBay buyer or seller, or maybe you were but still have an account that you haven’t used in a long time? Well it’s time to change your password with them. Today...

US-CERT Warns of More CryptoLocker Ransomware Infections | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News

US-CERT Warns of More CryptoLocker Ransomware Infections | Threatpost | The First Stop For Security News

The US-CERT has decided that the threat is widespread enough to warrant an official statement and warning. Threatpost has a great article about the announcement. US-CERT Warns of More CryptoLocker Ransomware Infections | Threatpost...

CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ

There is now a tool to modify the Group/Local Policy to protect against CryptoLocker. (remember this protects against, and does not fix Crypto Locker once infected) CryptoLocker Ransomware Information Guide and FAQ.

CryptoLocker: The latest advance in Ransomware

CryptoLocker: The latest advance in Ransomware

Ransomware: a type of malware that holds your computer hostage. (I prefer extortionware, but that’s just me) For some time now there has been a category of malware or the loose that has locked...