Ransomware is vicious malware that locks users out of their devices or blocks access to files until a sum of money or ransom is paid. Ransomware attacks cause downtime, data loss, possible intellectual property theft, and in particular industries, a ransomware attack is considered a data breach.
The video-sharing site remains one of the most visited websites on the internet.
Millions of accounts associated with video-sharing site Dailymotion, one of the biggest video platforms in the world, have been stolen.
DDoS attacks on the horizon as White House cybersecurity report issues recommendations
CloudFlare has warned of another massive botnet that appears to be ramping up and targeting the US West Coast.
Check to see if your Android device has been hit by Gooligan and what to do if it has.
Gooligan malware attack targeting Android devices has infected more than a million Google accounts and growing by 13,000 new users a day. It affects devices running Android 4 (Jelly Bean, KitKat) and Android 5 (Lollipop), according to Check Point. Read more
The San Francisco Municipal Transport Agency said by Sunday it had contained a ransomware attack that occurred Friday which impacted its internal computer and payment systems. The public transit system is facing new, unsubstantiated claims on Monday however that the group responsible for launching the attack is holding hostage 30GB of the agency’s data.
Google has been given access to vast swathes of confidential patient information in the UK, raising fears yet again over how NHS managers view and handle data under their control.
In an agreement uncovered by the New Scientist, Google, and its DeepMind artificial intelligence wing have been granted access to current and historical patient data at three London hospitals run by the Royal Free NHS Trust, covering 1.6 million individuals.