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Hackers Target Apple Customers With Ransomware Attack

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BOSTON( Reuters) – Apple Inc. customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers utilizing a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks Inc. told Reuters on Sunday.
Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types

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Corelight shuts $9.2 M Series A to help enterprises combat ransomware

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Its already been a year of multiple high profile ransomware attacksand now cybersecurity startup Corelight has bagged a $9.2 million Series A round, led by Accel Partner. Osage University Partner and Riverbed Technology Co-founder Dr Steve McCanne also participated in the round.
Preventing

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San Francisco transit system hit with ransomware

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San Franciscos public transit riders were greeted with an unusual message at ticket kiosks over the weekend: You hacked.
The cityslight rail system, MUNI, was compromised in what appears to be a non-targeted ransomware attack, and riders were given free transit on Saturday

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Transit hack may be merely the start of attacks on infrastructure

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A MUNI streetcar approaches a stop across from Dolores park in San Francisco, on Jan. 28. Image: AP Photo/ Jeff Chiu
The start of this news story reads like a typical vaguely futuristic plot from a movie that isn’t hard to imagine coming

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The first ransomware for Mac computers was just detected

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Apple fans used to brag about how their operating system of option was virus free. Now that Macs are more prominent, so too are viruses. The latest sign that Apple devices have become big enough to target: OS Xransomware found in the

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What constructs IoT ransomware a different and more dangerous menace?

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Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks.
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More than half of major malware attack’s victims are industrial targets

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A new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labsexamining the targets and intended effects of the coming week massive malware attack comes up with some significant insights.
The attack, initially believed to be a variation of commercial malware software known as Petya, appeared to

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