Posts Tagged 'Ransomware'

New year = new attack vectors. With the holidays in full swing and 2014 coming to a close, McAfee Labs has produced their latest Threats Report. In it, key security predictions for the coming year are discussed, including forecasts around increases in cyber espionage, more frequent attacks on the Internet of Things, and the ‘explosion’ […]

The dominance of mobile devices has given hackers a growing market to chase after, with many of the same tools they’ve previously used to target personal computers—tools like ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that either locks you out of your device, and/or holds your data hostage, until you pay a ransom fee. […]

In this edition of Cyber Security for Small Business, Steve Strauss speaks with Tomas Flores (Sofware Attorney and Former Prosecutor) to learn more about how to deal with mobile cyberattacks. Steve Strauss is a senior small business columnist at USA TODAY, author of 15 books (including The Small Business Bible), and CEO at