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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

Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers

By Rene Novoa, Senior Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics Law enforcement and civil litigators now have another source of evidence—searching for clues and ESI in the Internet of Things (IoT) universe where “always-on” smart devices may collect and store evidence of criminal behavior or civil liability. Police are investigating an Arkansas murder where clues to … Continue reading Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers

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

Proposed Encryption Legislation and What it Means

By Scott Moyer, DriveSavers President Unless you are just this moment rejoining society after months spent stranded on a technology-free desert island, you are well aware of the recent controversial disagreement between the FBI and Apple involving an iPhone 5C that once belonged to San Bernardino shooter, Syed Rizwan Farook. Amidst this highly publicized dispute, … Continue reading Proposed Encryption Legislation and What it Means