How does ransomware affect you?

Don’t Be Held For Ransom with Ransomware

In her 5 December article in The New York Times, “For PC Virus Victims, Pay or Else,” cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth discusses the growing threat of ransomware in the USA. Ransomware is a type of malware that takes your computer … [+]

Acunetix Support Availability During the Festive Season

Acunetix Support Availability During the Festive Season

Kindly note that the Acunetix Support Team will operate normally the last week of December 2012 and the first week of January 2013 with the following exceptions: 24 December – open until 6pm CET (GMT +1). 25, 26 December – … [+]

It Fell Off a Truck: Top Ten US Data Breaches for 2012

It Fell Off a Truck: Top Ten US Data Breaches for 2012

According to Ericka Chickowski in her 29 November article for Dark Reading, “10 Top Government Data Breaches Of 2012,” SQL injection, post-phishing and inadequately secured back-up information all contributed to spectacular comprises of data across the USA in 2012. Some … [+]

It’s No Picnic: NBC Websites Hacked

It’s No Picnic: NBC Websites Hacked

On November 4th, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols of ZDNet, who covers security, posted on his blog that NBC had suffered a hack on a number of its websites during the early morning of Sunday, November 4th. According to Vaughn-Nichols, as of … [+]