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September 1, 2017
September 8, 2017
Don't Pay the Ransom!!
Ransomware made big news in the summer of 2017. Specifically, the WannaCry and PetraWrap outbreaks in June and July raised awareness of the global reach of the ransomware threat to data and systems of individuals, universities, and corporations. But what happens if you get caught by ransomware?
May 15, 2017
May 1, 2017
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has released a bulletin to raise awareness on Ransomware - how to recognize, reject and report it. This bulletin was prepared by the RCMP in consultation with law enforcement partners.
This is the first in a series of bulletins designed to raise awareness of emerging criminal threats enabled by technology.
February 24, 2017
A 'watering hole attack' involves hijacking a legitimate and trusted site, typically by exploiting a 0-day vulnerability, to push malware to unsuspecting users. The intent is to use that well known site (the watering hole) to infect a specific user or user group with malware.
Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter, and most recently banks, have all been targeted with watering hole attacks.
July 11th, 2016
March 31, 2016
The following article was published by the US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team) and offers an excellent summary of the recent ransomware variants being seen globally.
November 18, 2015
The InfoSec team has seen evidence of increased ransomware activity over the past few weeks. We would like to remind the campus community of these threats to the University and offer tips to protect yourself and your data.
What is Ransomware?