“The Dr. Phil Show” dedicated an episode March 20 to the story of a couple who said hackers had been attacking them for five years, hacking into multiple devices in an attempt to ruin their marriage and their lives. DFC experts investigated several devices for the episode.
These days encryptors are very popular and have many varieties. The hackers’ appetites are growing and more advanced counterparts are coming to replace the extortionist WannaCry. The young Ryuk hybrid virus is a trend of 2019.
It is necessary to continue developing security measures, as the level of cyber threats grows every year. The new tender of the European Commission speaks about a program to increase cyber-resistance to Eastern Partnership countries. The European Union allocates more than 3.2 million euros for the development of this program.
Express Logic has developed a real-time operating system (RTOS) that runs on various platforms and devices.
There was a rapid growth of encryption programs in 2017. The most striking attacks were WannaCry, exPetr and BadRabbit. The attacks were aimed at businesses, and cyber security experts are looking for a way to stop the spread of the virus. Experts say that WannaCry has not been destroyed yet.
You may not know this, but your cellphone is a little spy.
As you go through your day, your smartphone collects evidence that can be used to recreate your activity. If you take a photo or video, the phone records when and where. All your calls and text messages are logged. Surfing the internet on your phone? Your searches and visited websites are recorded (That’s true even if you are browsing incognito.) GPS data and WiFi connections can pinpoint the places you go.
One of the fastest growing wrinkles in online crime is called “sextortion.” People are lured into sharing extremely personal photos or videos in an online conversation they think will remain private – only to find out they must pay blackmail money to keep those compromising images from being shared with a spouse or a boss. Those pictures might even end up on a website or all over social media if the blackmail isn’t paid.
Sextortion has been around for a while, but it has grown in frequency in recent years as people spend more and more time online.