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Billions of Devices at Risk After Security Flaw

Billions of users may be impacted by a new security vulnerability affecting countless devices.

Netflix Email Scam Hits Millions of Subscribers

Nearly 110 million Netflix subscribers are the target of a new phishing email scam.

[VIDEO] Cybersecurity Made MSPeasy

In our latest Business Made MSPeasy episode, we share 4 essential tips for educating end users on basic cybersecurity practices. Help your clients help themselves.

Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreading across Europe

A new strain of ransomware has sparked concern as it spreads through various countries.

DHS Increases Cybersecurity Requirements for Federal Agencies

The Department of Homeland Security has announced new requirements to bolster email and Web security for federal agencies.

Equifax Hit by Another Cyber Attack

It appears things may only get worse for Equifax. After last month’s announcement of a massive breach affecting 143 million people, the company may be victim to another attack.

Data of over 1,000 NFL Players Exposed in Leak

Even the NFL is vulnerable to a data leak. According to Forbes, nearly 1,200 NFL players fell victim to a recent data breach.

National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Is Here

While cybersecurity should be top of mind all year long, now is your chance to brush up on all things ransomware related and make sure you’re in good shape.

Equifax Discloses Information about Second Data Breach

According to new reports, Equifax suffered an additional major data breach before the original event announced earlier this month.

The Race to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin​, introduced in 2008, is a digital asset and payment system, which the U.S. Treasury categorizes as a decentralized virtual currency.

Canadian University Loses Millions in Phishing Scam

A recent phishing scam is leaving a Canadian college with a big bill.

Illinois to Require Cybersecurity Training for Employees

This marks the 15th state to require cybersecurity training, although many other states have some form of training programs in place.

Happy SysAdmin Day From Datto!

SysAdmin Day is here!

Why the Utility Industry Is the Focus of Hacks

While ransomware seems to be a threat to individual users, more information can be gathered and damage inflicted if hackers gain access to companies and utilities.

Recent Cyberattack Identified as Wiper Malware

Researchers now believe Tuesday’s NotPetya attack may have had a totally different purpose than expected.

Company Pays $1 Million to Recover Files from Ransomware Attack

​Nayana, a South Korean web-hosting firm will reportedly pay a $1 million ransom to regain access to their hacked files.

University College London Hit with Major Ransomware Attack

University College London is continuing to deal with a major cyberattack. The university has warned students and staff about the risk of potential data loss and a substantial disruption to operations.

DHS Alert Warns of Hidden Cobra Cyberattacks

Fresh off the recent Crash Override malware news, we have yet another alert that should be raising some eyebrows.

How to Recover from Ransomware

Many businesses have suffered ransomware attacks and had their data encrypted. Some have paid the ransom to decrypt their data because they couldn’t restore data within a reasonable timeframe (or at all).

"Crash Override" Malware Causes Cybersecurity Alert

​The Department of Homeland Security​ has issued a cybersecurity alert for a form of malware known as Crash Override.

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