By Steve Ranger | September 18, 2019
Falling victim to ransomware could put your vital business or personal
data at risk of being lost forever. These steps can help bolster your
Ramsomware continues to be one of the biggest menaces on the internet.
Clicking on the wrong link could be enough to set off a sequence of
events that ends with all your data being encrypted by crooks, who will
only unlock it in return for a hefty ransom -- usually in bitcoin or
another hard-to-trace cryptocurrency.
gangs are well financed (thanks to all those bitcoin ransoms) and employ
increasingly sophisticated tactics. Only low-level crooks are
interested in encrypting PCs one-by-one: the big gangs seek backdoors
into corporate networks and then explore until they are ready to cause
maximum chaos (and a big payday) by encrypting as many devices as
possible in one go.
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Password manager LastPass has released an update last week to fix a security bug that exposes credentials entered on a previously visited site.
The bug was discovered last month by Tavis Ormandy, a security researcher with Project Zero, Google's elite security and bug-hunting team.