New computer ransomware attack needs attention

Some of the companies impacted included international pharmaceutical giant Merck, global law firm DLA Piper, global shipping company Maersk, and a number of Ukrainian governmental agencies. This new strain of ransomware — apparently a variation of the “Petya” strain of ransomware — utilizes the same exploit as WannaCry, which was the...

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Decrypted: Emsisoft Releases a Decryptor for NemucodAES Ransomware

I am pleased to report that Fabian Wosar of Emsisoft released a decryptor for the NemucodAES Ransomware. First spotted by ID-Ransomware's Michael Gillespie and then later confirmed by security researcher Derek Knight, NemucodAES is distributed via SPAM emails that pretend to missed delivery notifications from UPS. Fake UPS Missed Delivery SPAM Source: https://myonlinesecurity.co.uk These SPAM emails contain attachments that when opened, will contain a JS...

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How To Keep Your Tech Squeaky Clean

Our tech is something we use every day, but did you know it’s also the most disgusting? Your screen may look clean, but studies show that a mobile phone can be 18x dirtier than a public restroom – ew! It gets worse (sorry)…that keyboard you tap at while eating your...

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