Ransomware now a BILLION-dollar industry

According to a recent article published by NBC News, Ransomware is now officially a Billion-dollar-a-year crime – and GROWING! If you weren’t already aware, Ransomware is this: “A family of malware that blocks access to a PC, server or mobile device, or encrypts all the data stored on that machine. It’s typically delivered via malicious […]

ICANN – Domain Names & Internet Security

This morning I received an email from my domain name registrar asking me to make sure my contact information is correct. It’s that time of year. Because you are the administrative contact for the following domain names registered at GoDaddy as of 11/4/2015, ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (and/or the associated ccTLD […]

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

By Virginia Harrison and Jose Pagliery   @CNNTech From money.cnn.com  Companies are struggling to fend off cyber attacks as hackers get faster, sneakier and more creative.New reports from the Internet security teams at Symantec (SYMC, Tech30) and Verizon (VZ, Tech30) provide an alarming picture of how difficult it’s becoming for computer users to stay safe […]