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“Orange is the new black” is definitely a raging series, and people look forward to the new episodes. While people were waiting for the latest episode of the series to go live, a hacker who goes by the name The DarkOverLord released the upcoming series on the different file sharing networks, even before it went live on Netflix. This is…

The technology is continuously changing, and people are getting more and more used to it. Every now and then, something new is being developed, and new technologies are being launched almost every day. Behind all these things, there is a threat to our security that we people might be ignoring, and have to pay for that. Ransomware: What is this?…

Ever wondered what use would be file encrypting ransomware, when your entire mobile data is backup-ed on the cloud and you can revert back all your data from a certain point! That is certainly a point well noted by the creators of these malware for the mobile. So instead of encrypting files on the memory drive of your smartphone, they…

Imagine your papers and grades being encrypted and your college unable to share them with you after you spend a year studying. Just because some hackers used a malware encrypted all the important files on the University's server! And demanding a ransom to decrypt them. What does the University do? Yes. Pay the ransom and get the files back. That…

If you have not yet heard about Cerber, it is a new addition to malware that demands a ransom to unlock encrypted files. According to security firm SenseCy, Cerber developed by a group of Russian coders, now offers TTS (text-to-speech) feature that reads out the ransom note. The ransomware is now offered as a service on the Russian part of…

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