A keylogger found in HP laptops

Dec 20, 2017 1:00:35 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2017december20hardware_a, antivirus, cyber security, Hardware, hp, keylogger, laptop, security, software

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Are you using an HP laptop? If so, your machine might have a keylogger pre-installed. This means every stroke you hit on your keyboard can be recorded and your passwords and personal details can be exposed. But don’t panic. We’re about to tell you how to remove it while educating you about this sneaky software and how to steer clear from it.

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How HIPAA wards off ransomware threats

Jun 5, 2017 1:00:38 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2017june5healthcare_a, antivirus, best practices, employee awareness, Healthcare, healthcare security, HIPAA, incident response, ransomware, security, update, wannacry

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Hospitals and healthcare organizations are usually the first victims of malware attacks. WannaCry ransomware -- malicious software that encrypts files until the victim decides to pay the Bitcoin ransom -- took advantage of this when it hit several healthcare institutions last month. With more malware expected to target the healthcare industry this year, following HIPAA regulations could save your organization.

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How to recover from ransomware in your Mac

Mar 21, 2017 1:00:51 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2017march21apple_a, antivirus, Apple, backups, cybersecurity, filecoder, mac ransomware, patcher, pkcrack

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While a vast majority of ransomware that’s been developed targets Windows computers, malware authors have begun to attack Mac devices. Recently, researchers discovered a new ransomware strain, OSX/Filecoder.E, which encrypts Mac files and keeps them locked even after the victims have paid the ransom. But don’t worry, there is still hope if you follow the security advice below.

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What exactly is preventive cyber-security?

Feb 15, 2017 1:00:03 PM / by Frontline, LLC posted in 2017february15_security_a, antivirus, cybersecurity, firewalls, intrusion prevention system, prevention, Security

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There has been a movement among technology providers to promise “proactive” cyber security consulting. Small- and medium-sized businesses love the idea of preventing cyber-attacks and data breaches before they happen, and service providers would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cyber-security means, so let’s take a minute to go over it.

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