New DeadBolt Ransomware Targets NAT Devices

There’s a new ransomware that targets NAT devices made by QNAP: The attacks started today, January 25th, with QNAP devices suddenly finding their files encrypted and file names appended with a .deadbolt file extension. Instead of creating ransom notes in each folder on the device, the QNAP device’s login page is hijacked to display a… Continue reading New DeadBolt Ransomware Targets NAT Devices

Best Sliding Glass Door Locks

Sliding glass doors need a secure lock to keep kids and pets in and home invaders out. Find out what kind of lock is best for your sliding glass door. The post Best Sliding Glass Door Locks appeared first on SafeWise.

India eyes home-grown OS to compete with Android, iOS

The Indian government is hoping to spur the nation’s private sector to create a national mobile operating system that can compete with Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), said this week his agency plans to encourage the tech industry and academic institutions to collaborate… Continue reading India eyes home-grown OS to compete with Android, iOS

Merck Wins Insurance Lawsuit re NotPetya Attack

The insurance company Ace American has to pay for the losses: On 6th December 2021, the New Jersey Superior Court granted partial summary judgment (attached) in favour of Merck and International Indemnity, declaring that the War or Hostile Acts exclusion was inapplicable to the dispute. Merck suffered US$1.4 billion in business interruption losses from the… Continue reading Merck Wins Insurance Lawsuit re NotPetya Attack

Scary Fraud Ensues When ID Theft & Usury Collide

What’s worse than finding out that identity thieves took out a 546 percent interest payday loan in your name? How about a 900 percent interest loan? Or how about not learning of the fraudulent loan until it gets handed off to collection agents? One reader’s nightmare experience spotlights what can happen when ID thieves and… Continue reading Scary Fraud Ensues When ID Theft & Usury Collide

CFOs eye tech investments to attract, retain talent with AI/ML skills

Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) are apparently eager to invest in technology to help attract — and keep — finance talent and workers with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning (ML) skills, according to a new survey. Financial services and human resources software vendor Workday last week released its latest Global CFO Indicator Survey, which indicates that nearly… Continue reading CFOs eye tech investments to attract, retain talent with AI/ML skills

Linux-Targeted Malware Increased by 35%

Crowdstrike is reporting that malware targeting Linux has increased considerably in 2021: Malware targeting Linux systems increased by 35% in 2021 compared to 2020. XorDDoS, Mirai and Mozi malware families accounted for over 22% of Linux-targeted threats observed by CrowdStrike in 2021. Ten times more Mozi malware samples were observed in 2021 compared to 2020.… Continue reading Linux-Targeted Malware Increased by 35%

Jitterbug Phone Review

The Jitterbug Smart3 and Jitterbug Flip2 make cell phones easier for seniors without oversimplifying them. Read our review to learn more. The post Jitterbug Phone Review appeared first on SafeWise.