Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#364 Apple has shut down the first fully-functional Mac OSX ransomware
Apple has shut down what appears to have been the first, fully-functional ransomware targeting Mac computers. This particular form of cyber threat involves malware that encrypts the data on your personal computer so you can no longer access it. Afterwards, the hackers request that you pay them in a hard-to-trace digital currency – in this case, bitcoin – in order for you to retrieve your files. This ransomware, called KeRanger,” was first reported by researchers at Palo Alto Networks. They also
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#364 Apple has shut down the first fully-functional Mac OSX ransomware
#363 Google fixes critical Android mediaserver bugs, again
#362 Facebook fixes bug that allowed to reset anyone's password
#361 Passcode bypass bugs trouble iOS 9.1 and Later
#360 McAfee lied about San Bernardino shooter's iPhone hack to 'get a s**tload of public attention'
#359 Google extends right-to-be-forgotten rules to all search sites
#358 Google piracy link-removal requests jump again: Now they hit 75 million a month
#357 Training? What training? Workers' lack of cybersecurity awareness is putting the business at risk
#356 First Mac-targeting ransomware hits BitTorrent Transmission users
#355 MIT's new 5-atom quantum computer could make today's encryption obsolete
#354 Seagate phish exposes all employee W-2’s
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