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Blocked & Blackmailed

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Ransomware is one of the biggest menaces on the internet, it’s a fast-ubiquitous security threat, knowing how cybercriminals are threatening security is the first step to securing your information. So, how is this stunt preformed?   Ransomware is computer malware that installs itself on a victim’s computer via a link, downloading a PDF or a… continue reading »

Businesses Beware As Cyber Crime Hits Epidemic Proportions

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Cyber-crime experts are teaming up with the FBI and the National Crime Agency to crack down on a new malicious software virus such as Gameover, Zeus, or P2PZeus and ransomware CryptoLocker. This software has the ability to capture your passwords, remove money from your bank accounts and steal your personal information for ransom e.g. personal photos, messages and any other incriminating information you wouldn’t want to go public. There is also the possibility of accessing your webcam to spy on you as well.