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Petya/ExPetr was Data Killer, Not Ransomware

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer The malware attack that started in Eastern Europe in late June and quickly spread around the globe looks like it was not a ransom attack at all, but an all-out effort to destroy data, according to a security company that examined the program’s code. At first, it looked … Continue reading Petya/ExPetr was Data Killer, Not Ransomware

Cybercrime Forecast: Upswing in 2017

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer Computer security threats aren’t going away this year. They’re going to get worse. And, they’re likely to create bigger and nastier problems for big and small companies alike as hackers create new pathways into even highly secure environments. Google the term “security threat” for 2017 and you’ll get … Continue reading Cybercrime Forecast: Upswing in 2017