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How USPS Can Expose Law Firms To Cyber Threats

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The global advancement in technology has equally led to a corresponding increase in the number of cyber thefts encountered daily. This continuous rise as cyber theft has made everyone nervous and has become a major source of concern. For law practices and other industries, cybersecurity and IT support have become a big issue. This is because the database in law …

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Ransomware Attack Hit Healthcare For The Second Time

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There seems to be no lasting solution in sight to the series of malware attacks ravaging the cyber security space. Attacks that have proven to be very much successful in times past are still reutilized today by persistent hackers who are not relenting on their oars to develop malware. The Locky ransomware was recently revived by hackers who are currently …

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Personal Spying Malware-Fruitfly

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Much press and time have been focused on malware that seeks to gain monetary compensation immediately and directly. Ransomware has become a great threat in 2017 but the actual loss from the threat has not achieved the expectations of hackers or law enforcement. A new bred of malware has been discovered. The malware has been dubbed fruitfly spyware. The objective …

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Are Medical Records Safe On Mobile Devices

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Increased health care needs and constant collaboration between various medical departments are two of the main reasons why large medical practices and hospitals have integrated a mobile policy into their medical care administrative practices. This means an increased use of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets in daily interactions with patients. But as the number of health care offices …

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Copycat On The Prowl For Android

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Listen up Android users; new forms of malware are developed every day, and they affect you in ways that you can never imagine. In the year 2015, there were over 1.4 million created per day, making the competition high. Some of this malware had to go off the grid. One popular one was CopyCat. CopyCat CopyCat is a strain of …

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Prevent Ransomware With HIPPA Compliance

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As a result of new technological development in the world today, a great number of industrial firms are constantly under threat of recent cyber-attacks. One of the sectors that has been mostly affected by this development is the healthcare industry. Recently, it was discover that healthcare organizations and hospitals were among the first industries to be greatly affected by the …

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How To Stay Safe In A World Of Escalating Cyber Attacks

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Kaspersky researchers have recorded over 44,000 attacks in about 99 countries, which includes Russia, Uk, Ukraine, China, India, Egypt, and Italy. Major companies including Law firms, health service providers, and telecommunication firms were infected. This is according to a report by a security research company, Malware Hunter Team. Last Friday evening, a ransomware was simultaneously spreading through South America and …

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Protecting Your Legal Practice Form Ransomware

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Legal practices and law firms are not immune from any form of ransomware. The integrity and income of a law firm are based on the impeccable confidentiality of all communications between attorneys and clients. Computerization of verbal and written communication has made legal practices a prime target for ransomware. The costs can be staggering. Ransomware cost companies $24 million in …

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How To Defeat Ransomware Targeting Mac Systems

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Although the majority of ransomware were designed to target Windows systems, a new variety is now targeting and attacking Mac systems being used by individuals and businesses such as law firms and legal practices. The ransomware tagged “Mac ransomware OSX/Filecoder.E” was discovered by researchers last month and acts just like any other variant of the crypto locker by encrypting all …