Europol: Don’t Pay The Ransom

Europol, the European Union’s police agency, is celebrating the third anniversary of its No More Ransom initiative. The public-private partnership has helped over 200,000 ransomware victims recover their files with freely available online tools instead of paying a cryptocurrency ransom to hackers. The tools are available to everyone, and though nearly 10% of the website…

August 2019 – Newsletter, Threat Spotlight

Sodinokibi ransomware is hardly three months old yet well known among cybersecurity professionals. Also known as Sodin and REvil, the ransomware has an apparent connection with the infamous, but now defunct, GandCrab ransomware. Sodinokibi is a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS), like GandCrab, but believed to be more advanced. The threat has been equally targeting…

July 2019 – Newsletter, RIP iTunes

iTunes may be as good as dead, leaving us all wondering what will happen to our music? Apple isn’t taking away the tunes you’ve undoubtedly spent years listening to and crafting playlists with. Instead, they are reimagining iTunes duties into 4 parts including Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, Apple TV, and the Finder. For now, iTunes…