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Ransomware Intelligence Briefing

Ransomware Intelligence Briefing Media reporting on the WannaCry ransomware campaign has contained exaggeration, bad information, and fear tactics. This Bulletin seeks to provide Secure Ideas partners¬†situational awareness about malware, ransomware, and phishing campaigns in the wild, and to provide a basic plan for businesses. The Secure Ideas Perspective Coverage of the WannaCry ransomware campaign has …

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Ebay Falls Victim to Breach: Source Forge Updates Password Storage

 It was just recently announced that eBay suffered a breach that led to the compromise of user details including: username encrypted password email address physical address date of birth phone number  Their announcement indicates that there was no other data (financial or otherwise) that was compromised.  Financial data is believed to be stored separately.  The …

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Is that a Shark? — Common Security Mistakes Organizations Make

At Secure Ideas, we work with a large number of organizations. These range from small mom-and-pop businesses to international corporations and government agencies. In any of these examples, we find that CIOs and management make the same mistakes when it comes to dealing with their security issues. When people talk about security and risk, we …

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