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Djvu Ransomware Spreading New .TRO Variant Through Cracks & Adware Bundles

In December 2018, a new ransomware called Djvu, which could be a variant of STOP,  was released that has been heavily promoted through crack downloads & adware bundles. Originally, this ransomware would append a variation of the .djvu string as an extension to encrypted files, but a recent variant has switched to the .tro extension. [...]

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 19:12

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US judge rules that feds can't force fingerprint or face phone unlocks

Authorities can't force people to unlock devices with their faces, fingers or irises, a magistrate judge from California has ruled. Forbes has uncovered a nine-page order denying the search warrant for an investigation looking into a Facebook e...

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 07:58

Firms fined $1M for SingHealth data security breach

SingHealth and Singapore's public healthcare sector IT agency IHIS have been slapped with S$250,000 and S$750,000 financial penalties, respectively, for the July 2018 cybersecurity attack that breached the country's personal data protection act. The fines are the highest dished out to date.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 05:41

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