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Pirate sites blocked where you are? Here’s how to access

Peer-to-peer (P2P) sites are among the most heavily visited websites today. Created primarily as platforms for sharing files, P2P sites have become the go-to websites for downloading digital media. From movies, cartoons and television programs to music, ebooks, video games and even classified files, P2P sites can house any type of digital content imaginable. This […]

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Ransomworm—A threat worse than ransomware

Ransomware strains continue to be a problem, not just for individual users on the Internet, but also for businesses and organizations of various sizes in many industries. With the number of ransomware families increasing at an alarming rate–last year saw a 752-percent spike in the number of ransomware families, according to a report by Trend […]

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Operation BugDrop, and how a malware protection VPN can help

Last month, security software provider CyberX discovered a large-scale malware campaign targeting a wide range of industries. The campaign, named Operation BugDrop, is described by CyberX as a “well-organized operation that employs sophisticated malware” to capture large amounts of sensitive organizational data.   The researchers said that the attacks have affected more than 70 organizations, […]

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More than 70 iOS apps open to data interception

A bulk analysis of apps on the Apple app store has recently led to the discovery of vulnerabilities in more than 70 apps, which make it easier for snoopers to intercept and alter data sent and received by devices the apps are installed on. The discovery was made by the Sudo Security Group’s verify.ly service […]

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