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#city | #ransomware | Second Major Ransomware Attack in Louisiana Causes Significant Problems » The Merkle Hash

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A good ransomware attack can cause significant problems. The city of Louisiana knows that all too well, as its problems have only just begun. The initial Ryuk ransomware attack against the Louisiana infrastructure dates back to November 18. Louisiana is a Ransomware Target Nearly two weeks […]

#cybersecurity | hacker | Data breach causes 10 percent of small businesses to shutter

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Data breaches hitting massive entities like Equifax, Facebook and Target grab headlines, but the impact on small businesses is just as severe with attacks causing bankruptcy or even forcing a firm to shutter its doors. A report issued by the National Cyber Security Alliance, based on […]

‘Oversight’ causes an error HeartBleed; says it’s Developer

Robin Seggelmann, a programmer based in Germany, submitted the code in an update submitted at 11:59pm on New Year’s Eve, 2011. It was supposed to enable a function called “Heartbeat” in OpenSSL, the software package used by nearly half of all web servers to enable secure connections.He says the “Heartbleed” vulnerability to the open-source code […]

Technology causes an increase in Dubai mobile phone crime rates

Blackmail was one of the most significant problems, as well as fake cash awards and international call scams. “We were tipped off by reliable sources that some people were involved in communications fraud,” said Lt Abdulla Alshahi. “After arresting the suspects, we found that they would make international calls by connecting a device called SimBox […]