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Massive Ransomware Attack: Is This Just the Tip of the Iceberg? (Videos)

A massive ransomware worm shut down computers all over the world over the weekend, in part by appropriating a National Security Agency (NSA) exploit that the mysterious group called Shadow Brokers released to the public last month. The virus encrypts user files and demands a ransom in Bitcoin to release them. ArsTechnica reported last Friday:…

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272 Million Emails Hacked: Yours May Be Among Them

By some accounts, there are over 2.5 billion email users in the world today, and there may be as many as 3.9 billion active email accounts. Over 272 million of those accounts were recently hacked. The information leak was first discovered by cybersecurity expert Alex Holden, founder of Hold Security, who admitted that the perpetrator…

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