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Email Ransomware Alert (Locky)

A new variant of a crypto-ransomware, dubbed as "Locky", has recently been discovered and is spreading via email in the form of a Word document attachment with malicious macros. The ransomware encrypts files on a victim's computer, adds a ".locky" file extension to them and demands that the victim pay a ransom for the decryption […]

Adobe Breach User Alert

BACKGROUND: In October 2013, Adobe suffered a data breach. Their database of 38 million usernames and passwords was stolen and subsequently posted online [1][2]. Adobe did not protect user passwords to industry standards, and attackers were able to exploit that. Also stored with the passwords were the users' password hints in clear text. Many of […]