Tag: WannaCry
Penguin Trek

Blake DowlingNovember 4, 2017
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7min261
This year has been exceptionally brutal on the cybersecurity front, and ransomware in particular. You know it is terrible when Webster tosses the name in the book. According to the 2017 Merriam-Webster Dictionary, “ransomware” is malware requiring the victim to pay a ransom to access encrypted files. Also added were other random words that have […]

Blake DowlingMay 15, 2017
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5min204
Ransomware has become the fastest growing cyber threat; last week it was a variation called Fatboy, this week is WannaCry. The criminals are targeting everyone from home users to health care systems to big business. Data show that there has been an average of more than 4,000 ransomware attacks every day of this year. That […]


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