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Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom

Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It's pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a "disturbing" category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.

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Equifax Data Breach - 143 million Americans affected

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 Equifax Breach Overview

While not the largest breach, it's one of the most severe because of the data compromised.  Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion compiles the most sensitive financial information and safeguards it.  No company is immune to an attack, however, this garnered 143 million...

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Cryptowall Coming in SVG Files

This morning we had a malware campaign with zipped svg files attached in the messages. SVG files are normally used for images and supports some interactive features. An example would be maybe something like a graph on a webpage that showed some info when hovering over an option. These SVG files however contained a small...

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