Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#560 OK, panic - newly evolved ransomware is bad news for everyone
This week's ransomware attack at Maryland's MedStar Health hospital network is a prime example. For more than a week, 10 hospitals operated without access to their central networks, because the Windows servers controlling MedStar's domains were locked down by the ransomware variant known as Samsam. Security firms report that there have been many other incidents with Samsam over the past few months. Some attacks have encrypted the contents of hundreds of servers and desktops.
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#560 OK, panic - newly evolved ransomware is bad news for everyone
#559 50 million Turkish citizens could be exposed in massive data breach
#558 FBI: $2.3 billion lost to CEO email scams
#557 Linux botnet attacks increase in scale
#556 FBI quietly admits to multi-year APT attack, sensitive data stolen
#555 Mac adware OSX.Pirrit unleashes ad overload, for now
#554 Edge to follow Chrome’s lead, make Flash ads click-to-play
#553 Latest Flash 0-day being used to push ransomware
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