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After WannaCry 1.0 comes the WannaScammer

by Jonathan Care  |  May 18, 2017

I’ve received reports about scams like the one featured in this blog post. The scammers have cleverly reproduced the domain and email address, making it look like the email legitimately originates from BT. The result is a well crafted alert that could easily dupe a concerned business leader trying to understand the status of sensitive […]

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3 things to do immediately in the wake of WannaCry

by Jonathan Care  |  May 15, 2017

My colleagues in IT Security have had a busy weekend. Since its discovery on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack has continued to spread this weekend, impacting over 10,000 organizations and 200,000 individuals in over 150 countries, according to European authorities. However, while measures have been taken to slow the spread of the malware, new […]

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