Largnet has been collecting the results of all these new viruses we discovered and which antivirus detected them to get an accurate measurement of antivirus performance. An essential feature of antivirus software is it's ability to detect new viruses as quickly as possible.
You have been hacked in the past, you are quite likely being hacked right now. Though the purpose is rarely destruction, are you ready for that scenario if it arises?
Sakurada claims "I've been independent since I was 25 and have always directed my staff and secretaries to do that kind of thing, I've never used a computer!"
A brand new virus variant, was unknown to virustotal.com before we submitted it. Despite this, it already has pretty good protection coverage, 36 of 56 antivirus products classify it as a virus.
Yesterday, Thursday October 25th, LARG*net's admin network firewalls blocked about 200,000 attacks. This amounts to just internet background noise.
Security is a pyramid: it is very simple to stop the large number of bots and low skilled hackers at the bottom of the pyramid and increasingly complicated to stop the small number of skilled attackers at the top. The following 10 steps require more skill to implement as you go down the list but are increasingly resistant to skilled attackers. Ideally, you'd complete all 10 steps.
The awesome folks at SANS and the Canadian government offer free policy templates and guidelines to use and modify to your own needs. There’s no excuse for not having policies anymore.
Today the Minister of National Defence, the Honorable Harjit S. Sajjan, announced the official launch of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (the Cyber Centre), Canada’s national authority on cyber security and cyber threat responses.
Just a reminder that Google offers a security checkup for your account. It details recent logins, all devices that are currently logged in, your sign-in methods including 2 factor options, and any third party access that you have approved. It's a great idea to do a regular checkup to keep track of how your account is being accessed.
If you were a NCIX customer, you should consider your private information breached. Change your passwords, cancel your credit card(s), and ignore any emails you might receive from ‘NCIX’.