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City of Atlanta Hit By Ransomware Attack

March 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The City of Atlanta computer network was hit by a ransomware attack last week. The attack left a portion of the city’s data encrypted. According to city officials the full extent of the attack is still...

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A worldwide ransomware attack launched this past weekend hit computers in over 150 countries. The United States was less affected than other countries. Security experts estimated that the cyber attack crippled 200,000 computers in more than 150...

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Online Holiday Shopping 2016 – Security Basics

November 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Twice a year scammers crawl from underneath rocks and other nasty places to celebrate special holidays. First, tax season, then the holiday season. African-Americans using the Internet for holiday shopping need to be on guard...

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Bad Spelling Could Get You Hacked!

March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you a bad speller? Well misspelling the name of a popular website could get you in a lot of trouble. A  recent a study conducted by cyber security firm Endgame found more than 300 well-known companies, such...

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The African-American Cyber Report is dedicated to bringing the latest most relevant cyber security news and information to black people. Cyber security has become the single most urgent...

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ALERT! Yahoo! Hit with Malware ALERT!

August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a stunning announcement Yahoo! reported it has shut down a massive malware campaign infecting billions of visitors to its websites. Some experts believe the website infected with the malware was visited as many as...

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Zeus Malware

July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Zeus Malware is the most notorious and successful malware ever to strike the banking industry. So successful that many other malware products have copied it. But lets keep this simple, Zeus malware on your computer...

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