The new malware landscape — living on borrowed time


User Group Network UGN Safenetting and cyber world report We recently talked about a new malware that doesn’t care if you have a Mac or a PeeCee — and another that is now specifically targeting iPhone users. With the popularity of Apple products, the cybercrime industry has found a rich new hunting ground in Apple users.

There are over 1 million new strains of malware created every day. You no longer have to be attacked in order to be infected with malware. You can pick up malware easier than you can catch a cold, or pick up a bug at the day-care center. Just log into some web sites. On average, over 30,000 SME websites are targeted each day, and to make matters worse, nearly 60% of their IT professionals think they aren’t at any real risk of being attacked.

Yet, email still poses a frightening risk. Too many people trust their email, and a cleverly configured email can get you in real trouble. Read the piece below about ransomware. It’s running rampant — and much is delivered via an attachment in email.

We surveyed the spam traps this morning and found 12 malware-laden emails, and a bank-spoof phishing email that ALSO had the malware component.

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But there’s more …

  • Google Play Store Malware Steals Photos and Videos from Viber – Neurogadget
  • Sophisticated nation-state sponsored malware could shut down electric grid
  • China Hacked Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Via Backdoor Malware
  • FBI says its malware isn’t malware because ‘we’re the good guys’
  • The stupidest ransomware for Windows is also the most dangerous
  • Is it ethical to use malware when disrupting cyber-crime?
  • The new malware landscape — living on borrowed time
  • SFG malware discovered in European energy company

Net Neutrality : Elections, EU rights, the court’s decision and more

UGNN Net Neutrality It’s a big old crazy world we live in. First they say yes, then they say no — what’s a web user supposed to do. Well, we’ve got the June Federal Court of Appeals ruling for’ya, along with a bunch of other good and bad news about Net Neutrality. And we’ll just have to see what Donald and Hillary are going to do about it — but it doesn’t look good! Here’s the InfoManager’s take on the latest Net Neutrality developments :

  • Europe’s Flimsy Net Neutrality Rules Go Live, Are Actually Worse Than No Rules At All
  • After criticism, Netflix allows users to pick streaming quality on mobile
  • Court Finds Network Neutrality Rules Both Legal And Bad Policy
  • EU rights groups call for more time on net neutrality rules
  • June 14, 2016 — United States Court of Appeals
  • Net Neutrality: Comcast, Verizon Violations?
  • Letter: Checking up on GOP votes
  • Netflix And Net Neutrality
  • Faulty powers

If you’ve got an opinion, we’d sure love to hear from you

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Photo Gallery and Slideshow Creation Tool will WOW your audiences

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Security Measures for Android and iPhone

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ABBYY Business Card Reader for iOS

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