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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2255 Healthcare CERT warns about ‘Mole’ ransomware – what you need to know
A few readers have asked us about a ransomware variant with the intriguing name of Mole.

Interest seems to have been sparked by a recent security advisory from CareCERT, the cybersecurity initiative set up for the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), currently the world’s fifth largest employer.

(You know you want to ask, so we’ll answer. Depending on whom you consult and how you count, the list goes something like this: US Department of Defense, PRC People’s Liberation Army, Walmart, McDonalds, NHS.)
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#2256 iCloud support scams
#2255 Healthcare CERT warns about ‘Mole’ ransomware – what you need to know
#2254 Facebook tracks scary-specific details about your life. Here’s how to find what it knows
#2253 Linux Shishiga malware using LUA scripts
#2252 Cyberespionage, ransomware big gainers in new Verizon breach report
#2251 More LastPass flaws: researcher pokes holes in 2FA
#2250 FalseGuide malware victim count jumps to 2 million
#2249 UK man gets two years in jail for running ‘Titanium Stresser’ attack-for-hire service
#2248 How free hacking tools on the web could be leading kids into cybercrime
#2247 Hipchat resets user passwords after possible breach
#2246 Pawn storm abuses open authentication in advanced social engineering attacks
#2245 Webroot 'mistakenly' flags Windows as malware and Facebook as phishing site
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