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April Fools! City of Albany NY Attacked by Ransomware

Talk about an April Fools Day joke for the City of Albany, NY!

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Norsk Hydro LockerGoga Update

I wrote a bit last week about Norsk Hydro's encounter with LockerGoga, a newish form of Ransomware.

DarkReading.com has posted an insightful look at LockerGoga that I found to be rather interesting. The article makes six key revelations regarding the strain of ransomware. I thought I'd offer my own take on them here.

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Facebook Stored User Account Passwords in Plain Text File FOR YEARS

I'm going to be blunt: if you're still using Facebook you should probably have your head examined. They're absolutely reckless when it comes to their end user's security.

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Hackers: Black Hats, Gray Hats, White Hats, Oh My!

(This image has almost NOTHING to do with the blog post)

It's funny sometimes how we categorize things. As a species that is. It's a quirk of ours. We're the only animals on the planet that does it.

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Norsk Hyrdo Hit by LockerGoga Ransomware

Norsk Hydro, one of the world's largest aluminum producers in the world and an electricity utility in Norway, has been hit by ransomware.

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Jackson County, GA Pays Cybercriminals $400,000 to Unlock Computers After Ransomware Attack.

Another municipality in the State of Georgia has become the victim of a crippling cyber attack.

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Scammers are Using Cheap Domains to Commit Nefarious Deeds...

Our partners at Zscaler have posted a blog regarding Scammers and a strategy they've been leveraging lately that involves domain squatting and bulk domain registrations to launch their nefarious schemes.

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