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Fake Adobe Flash Player Alert Installs Ransomware – Bad Rabbit

The malware is still undetected by the majority of anti-virus programs, according to the analysis by virus checking site Virus Total.

The malware was distributed via a bogus Adobe Flash update.

The outbreak bears similarities to the WannaCry and Petya ransomware outbreaks that spread around the world causing widespread disruption earlier this year.

Natural Disasters – 5 Thing To Do To Keeping Your Business Going

Another Hurricane has it's sights set on the U.S. mainland once again.  As the remnants of Hurricane Harvey finally passed this weekend, forecasters began to once again sound the alarm bells around Hurricane Irma.  As of this writing, Hurricane Irma was the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic and was at a Category 5 with 185 MPH sustained winds.

Is Your Data Safe?

Whether it's a physical disaster like flood or fire, or a data disaster like a failed hard drive or data breach, the surest thing companies can plan for is that at some point, their business will be put to the test in a disaster recovery scenario. In the case of physical disaster, having an insurance policy will provide coverage of their furnishings, but what is protecting the company's digital assets?
Backup Isn't Enough
The simplest solution that most companies have in place is to simply backup the data, but it isn't as simple as it seems.

Stop Ransomware Attacks Before They Happen

Chances are you've heard plenty about the dangers of viruses and malware--malicious programs that can be used to infect your computer, steal information or destroy files. And it's more than likely that you have some sort of virus protection software installed on your computer (if you don't, you really, really should!). But is your virus protection capable of stopping ransomware?
What Is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a particularly nasty piece of code that hackers can use to infect your computer, and then literally hold your files for ransom.

Most Notable Ransomware Cybersecurity Breaches of 2017

Ransomware attacks spiked over 6,000 percent in 2016, and they don't appear to be slowing down in 2017. Malicious cryptovirus software that either locks screens (locker ransomware) or encrypts files (crypto-ransomware) demands victims pay a ransom to gain access to their own data — and most companies pay up.

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