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How to prevent some ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks have increased to such an extent that they have now become one of the leading threats to the financial stability, reputation, and data security of an organization. The threat has grown to such a level that FBI warnings have already been issued to the public. The problem is, attackers have …

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BMW concept x7 iPerformance

We’ve known for quite some time that BMW is planning to introduce a sport-utility vehicle—or “sports activity vehicle,” in BMW-speak—that BMW concept will be even larger than the X5, and that its name would be X7. Sure, the X5 is pretty large already, but in certain respects, particularly in the third …

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TOP 10 OPEN-SOURCE APPLICATION MONITORING TOOLS

Linux containers have taken over the enterprise, and we hear so much about Docker and Kubernetes that we forget the equally important tasks of monitoring and logging. Docker continues to grow, and with it comes the growth of the ecosystem of services built around it. Now, though deploying containers predominantly …

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HACKERS NEW TACTIC: PHISHING ATTACKS USING HTTPS DOMAINS

The entire InfoSec community, including myself, has been vocal about the necessity of switching websites to the HTTPS protocol. It appears, however, that hackers utilizing social engineering methods like phishing have found a way to use this to their advantage. As reported by Anna Shirokova and Ivan Nikolaev of the CISCO Talos …

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