Month: May 2017

Tech Study Reveals Media Players Susceptible To Hacking

A team of researchers at Check Point Software Technologies recently announced the disturbing results of a new study that identified media player subtitles as a new avenue of attack for hackers. Cyber hacks typically fall into two broad categories, either: (a) enticing the user to visit a malicious website; or (b) masking a malicious file […]

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Massive Ransomware Attack Hits Approximately 150 Countries

A massive cyberattack spread to at least 150 countries and more than 200,000 victims beginning Friday. The software exploit, which is used to take advantage of a system’s or program’s vulnerability, at the center of the attack appears to have used code that was developed by the National Security Agency. The exploit was recently released […]

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