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From gaming to helping people conquer their fear of spiders and getting quarterbacks ready for Sunday, virtual reality is a much-hyped emerging technology. But is it hackable?   In Ep. 18 of of Hackable?, “Virtually Vulnerable”, Geoff straps on a headset and tests his mettle against white-hat hackers manipulating his virtual experience. Can he withstand ransomware, a human
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An overview of some of the cyberattacks that Canadian organizations faced in the summer months of 2018. The summer season often seems like a quieter time of year. The past few months have been eventful in Canada, however, as several incidents reported in the media have highlighted the importance of cybersecurity once again. First, several
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Multiple researchers have identified a dangerous new variant of KeyPass ransomware, featuring a manual-control functionality.  According to Kaspersky Lab, the modified version mainly targets developing countries. “For now, the most targeted regions are mainly developing countries – the modification primarily targets Brazil (19.51%) and Vietnam (14.63%). As the malware continues to spread worldwide via fake
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More and more, ransomware attacks are targeting one specific industry – health care. As detailed in our McAfee Labs Threats Report: March 2018, health care experienced a dramatic 210% overall increase in cyber incidents in 2017. Unfortunately, 2018 is showing no signs of slowing. In fact, just this week it was revealed that patient records