Less Ransomware Victims are Choosing to Pay Hackers for Thei…

Ransomware data shows that fewer people are choosing to pay the threat actors behind their compromised systems.

Ransomware has continued to become rampant nowadays, with threat actors coming from all parts of the world and launching attacks left and right for various different motives.

However, Coveware has discovered that despite the observed increase in ransom demands, there are more and

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Firefox 103.0 – Neowin


Software

Firefox is a fast, full-featured Web browser. It offers great security, privacy, and protection against viruses, spyware, malware, and it can also easily block pop-up windows. The key features that have made Firefox so popular are the simple and effective UI, browser speed and strong security capabilities.

Firefox

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What Is Adware? | Trend Micro News

Adware is software that displays advertisements on your computer. You might think, “well, that doesn’t sound too dangerous.” However, these advertisements are often malicious, in addition to being annoying! They are malicious because most of the time, adware serves one primary purpose: to act as a conduit for other, more harmful, malware to infect your computer.

Think your computer might

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What is a Polymorphic Virus? Detection and Best Practices

What is a Polymorphic Virus?

A polymorphic virus, sometimes referred to as a metamorphic virus, is a type of malware that is programmed to repeatedly mutate its appearance or signature files through new decryption routines. This makes many traditional cybersecurity tools, such as antivirus or antimalware solutions, which rely on signature based detection, fail to recognize and block

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Bolster security through genuine distributors

The growing challenge of defending against cyberattacks demands strategic planning and investments from IT decision-makers.

CRN‘s latest research on this topic, conducted in partnership with Microsoft, reveals the positive impact that choosing authorised distributors for genuine software purchases, can have on security.

Around 70 per cent of survey respondents say they would only purchase software from an authorised distributor.

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