Ransom-ware Facts Every Computer User Needs to Know

Computer hacking and ransomware have been the focus of much recent media attention, especially following the latest WannaCry outbreak. Still, aside from its annoying and devastating after-effects, most computer users know very little about these cyber-crimes.

 

This article presents 4 cyber-crime facts that every computer user needs to know.

 

Everyone is susceptible

  1. Everyone is susceptible. The last WannaCry outbreak affected firms as large as FedEx, Nissan and the Saudi Telecom Company. Several European government and health agencies also reported being infected.

 

The last WannaCry outbreak affected firms as large as FedEx, Nissan and the Saudi Telecom Company. Several European government and health agencies also reported being infected.

 

  1. Most hacked users don’t even know that they’re infectedMicrosoft published WannaCry patches nearly 2 months before the outbreak. Many infected Windows users, believing that since their computers were not exhibiting any symptoms did not download the security fix.

Most hacked users don’t even know that they’re infected

 

Microsoft published WannaCry patches nearly 2 months before the outbreak. Many infected Windows users, believing that since their computers were not exhibiting any symptoms did not download the security fix.

 

  1. It’s not just a single hacker anymore, today’s hacking networks are large, international and highly organized. Not infrequently, they find support from and refuge in rogue governments. In April and May, 2017 the media reported that hackers in North Korea were targeting UN inspectors and banks globally.

It’s not just a single hacker anymore

 

Today’s hacking networks are large, international and highly organized. Not infrequently, they find support from and refuge in rogue governments. In April and May, 2017 the media reported that hackers in North Korea were targeting UN inspectors and banks globally.

 

  1. It costs its victims more than the ransom extortion approximately 0.7 percent of WannCry ransomware hacked users paid. However, insurance giant Lloyds of London has estimated that cyber-crime, including ransomware, costs businesses and governments $400 billion annually (https://rubica.com/frequently-asked-questions/).

It costs its victims more than the ransom extortion

 

Approximately 0.7 percent of WannCry ransomware hacked users paid (YahooNews). However, insurance giant Lloyds of London has estimated that cyber-crime, including ransomware, costs businesses and governments $400 billion annually.

 

 

Rubica

 

Leading security solutions provider Rubica is located in the United States and staffed by elite specialists with training and backgrounds from the U.S. Navy, NSA and Scotland Yard. The company delivers comprehensive security offerings, providing protection for each of their customer’s consumer and business devices.

 

Rubica – An Excellent Form of Personal Cyber Security

A recent article from Investing News titled “Why is Cybersecurity Important?” warns us about the issue of cyber security attacks becoming much more prevalent and serious in today’s world. While it may not seem all that serious at the moment, it is a great deal when one of these crimes impact you.

 

About 2 years ago, money was stolen. I didn’t use any personal cyber security at the moment and it was a big hit to my financial security. Since then I had always been weary of cyber attacks.

 

From that I went on to look for some form of personal cyber security to protect myself. I found something called Rubica and decided to go with that. I knew I made the right choice not too long after I got it.

Rubica has a team of experts who are always looking out for you to keep your information private. Rubica alerts you when you go on potentially dangerous sites and it can be used on all your mobile devices. You can also use it to protect the rest of your family. Don’t let your information or money get stolen like mine and protect it before it’s too late.

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New Demons On Tap With Norman Pattiz

There’s a new podcast in town these days. And, it’s not a run-of-the-mill show, either. Norman Pattiz announced that his new podcast Beyond the Darkness would explore aliens and monsters, demons, and any number of other ghoulish and strange phenomena. Chris Jericho will do the podcast and produce it, while Norman Pattiz is the executive chairman and found of the Podcast One Network, which is America’s number one, largest podcast network. The Podcast One Network has moved beyond its famed wrestling podcasts, and is moving into something that, according to Chris Jericho, of the Jericho Network, creeps him out. Chris Jericho, you will remember, was a star of the WWE podcasts that the network produced. He expects the program to be a real winner, and will make Podcast One even more competitive in the broadcasting field. Beyond the Darkness is on track to be an amazing show on an amazing network, says Pattiz. They will examine mysterious phenomena, miracles, ghouls — just about anything that maintains an eerie mystique about it, such as Bigfoot, UFO’s, aliens, witches, and other paranormal phenomena.

Dave Schrader and Tim Dennis are bringing a massive base of fans to the network with Beyond the Darkness.

Norman Pattiz is the founder of Radio One, which, while under his leadership, became the number one radio network in the nation. The items distributed by the network under his control are lengthy and well-known: NBC, CBS, CNN, NFL, the Super Bowl, and the Olympic Games. Pattiz is no foreigner to international distribution and networking.

Mr. Pattiz was responsible for the conception and the start of America’s program of broadcasting to 22 Arabic countries in the Middle East.

Learn more:

https://ideamensch.com/norman-pattiz/

http://regents.universityofcalifornia.edu/about/members-and-advisors/bios/norman-pattiz.html