Samsam Ransomware Infected Thousands of LabCorp Systems Via Brute Force RDP

LabCorp contained the attack within 50 minutes, says they’re at about 90-percent operational capacity It’s all over the news. Steve Ragan at CSO has the best “executive summary”: The Samsam ransomware attack on Labcorp, one of the largest clinical labs int he US, forced their systems offline, however they were able to contain the spread…

What is GDPR?

What is GDPR? A lot of you may have heard the term lately GDPR, and being an acronym simply tuned out, and continued with the more important things at work. For those that may have been inquisitive and wanted to know what it stands for, you would have found out the acronym for GDPR is…

Bank’s 9,500+ Systems BRICKED to Hide Stealing 10 Million Dollars Via SWIFT

Banco De Chile (BDC)—that country’s largest financial institution— was victim to a cyber-attack that bricked a shocking 9,000 workstations and 500 servers. After the attackers bricked the devices they began covertly hide illegal transactions on the SWIFT network worth approximately $10million dollars and funneled off to international accounts in Hong Kong. Eduardo Ebensperger, BDC’s general…

How Does Machine Learning Work?

How does machine learning work? This may not be one of life’s big questions. But the topic of machine learning is all the buzz in the artificial intelligence (AI) community these days. The idea that machines are actually learning might be news to you. And you might wonder how they do this without a brain. Yes, machines don’t…

Avast Software Clear of Piriform’s cCleaner hacking

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Melbourne, Australia – September 21, 2017 On September 18,  2017, it was reported in an article titled, “Hackers compromised free CCleaner software, Avast’s Piriform says”  by Reuters; San Francisco, that hackers infiltrated the British company Piriform Ltd’s free software known as cCleaner. cCleaner is a utility software tool produced…