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Shadow Brokers threaten to release even more NSA-sourced malware

The hacking group claims it will launch in June a subscription-based monthly dump of compromised data

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WikiLeaks posts user guides for CIA malware implants Assassin and AfterMidnight

WikiLeaks released user guides for CIA malware implants Assassin and AfterMidnight which target Windows PCs.

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WannaCry ransomware attacks won't be the last

As the WannaCry ransomware attack evolves, more cybercriminals are likely to attempt to profit from the vulnerability it exploits and similar flaws in the future.

How to make sure your Windows PC won't get hit by ransomware like WannaCry

Microsoft has released MS17-010 and other patches to block worms like WannaCry. Here are the key details

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FAQ: Are you in danger from the WannaCry ransomware?

WannaCry took down wide swaths of the internet over the weekend, then disappeared. Here’s what you need to know, without the hype

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'Kill switch' helps slow the spread of WannaCry ransomware

Friday’s unprecedented ransomware attack may have stopped spreading to new machines -- at least briefly -- thanks to a "kill switch" that a security researcher has activated.

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Ransomware attack spreads worldwide using alleged NSA exploit

A ransomware strain appears to be spreading worldwide, by leveraging a hacking tool that may have come from the U.S. National Security Agency.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 changes will affect business

Microsoft is changing the nomenclature it uses for some Windows 10 ‘branches’ and now plans to release the next LTSB version in 2019.

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Blockchain breaks out in the enterprise

The distributed ledger technology that underpins Bitcoin is showing up in a variety of places. Here's what you need to know to understand all the hype.

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Microsoft fixes remote hacking flaw in Windows Malware Protection Engine

Microsoft released an update for the malware scanning engine bundled with most of its Windows security products to fix a highly critical vulnerability that could allow attackers to hack computers.

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Local cost of a Big Mac decides ransom amount for Fatboy ransomware

Fatboy is the first ransomware that charges victims based on their location and the cost of a Big Mac in their country.

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Supply chain attack on HandBrake video converter app hits Mac users

Hackers compromised a download server for HandBrake, a popular open-source program for converting video files, and used it to distribute a macOS version of the application that contained malware.

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Cyberspies tap free tools to build powerful malware framework

Over the past year, a group of attackers has managed to infect hundreds of computers belonging to government agencies with a malware framework stitched together from JavaScript code and publicly available tools.

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Cybercrime group abuses Windows app compatibility feature

The FIN7 cybercrime group is abusing the Windows Application Compatibility Infrastructure, a feature that makes it possible for enterprises and developers to quickly resolve incompatibilities between their applications and new Windows...

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Get expert tips for fixing Windows 10 problems

Free download: Learn how to solve the biggest Windows 10 headaches, discover built-in tools for fixing common Windows 10 problems, and explore advanced utilities for troubleshooting Windows 10.

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Ransomware attacks are taking a bigger toll on victims' wallets

Hackers spreading ransomware are getting greedier. In 2016, the average ransom demand to free computers hit with the notorious infection rose to $,1077, up from $294 the year before, according to cybersecurity firm Symantec.

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How your company needs to train workers in cybersecurity

Businesses are being urged to train their workers to be more vigilant than ever to protect passwords and sensitive data and to recognize threats.

Boost your Chromebook productivity

Are you getting the most from your Chromebook? Here's how to print documents, protect yourself with a VPN, and add Android apps.

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Researchers remotely kill the engine of a moving car by hacking vulnerable car dongle

Researchers exploited vulnerabilities in Bosch Drivelog Connect to remotely kill the engine of a moving car.

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There's now a tool to test for NSA spyware

Has your computer been infected with a suspected NSA spying implant? A security researcher has come up with a free tool that can tell.

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