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New Ransomware Offers Free Decryption if you Infect Two Friends

A new ransomware dubbed ‘Popcorn Time’ offers you a free decrypt if you infect two friends. Let’s say it how it is, getting infected with ransomware sucks a lot. You either need to wait it out and hope a free ... »

Why Small-Business Owners Are Easy Prey for Hackers

Our partner Symantec says 43 percent of all cyberattacks in 2015 targeted small businesses. Randell Heath isn’t sure how hackers got into his company’s website — all he knows is a supplier called, saying the site had become an online ... »

Hackers Used Your Vulnerable Tech To Throttle The Internet

Devices were infected to carry out a “sophisticated, highly distributed attack” to wreak online havoc. Hackers unleashed a complex attack on the internet through common devices like webcams and digital recorders and cut access to some of the world’s best-known ... »

Cybercrime-as-a-Service Offered To Militants, Terrorists, Says Europol

The Darknet could provide ample resources and services for terrorists to carry out attacks, claims report. Cybercriminals offering contract services for hire offer militant groups the means to attack Europe but such groups have yet to employ such techniques in major ... »