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Pitney Bowes Suffers Ransomware Attack

Pitney Bowes, the e-commerce and tech-shipping company, has suffered a ransomware attack. On October 14th, the company disclosed that they were victims of a malware attack that resulted in the encryption of information systems and disabled customer access to some services. As of now, Pitney Bowes has confirmed that it is working with third-party security


New Ransomware on the Rise!

New ransomware, Nemty, has been discovered according to the report from BleepingComputer. Nemty, as security researchers are calling it, has the possibility to spread using compromised Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connections. Nemty, like all other ransomware, holds the victim’s files hostage, deleting all shadow versions of the files while disabling the victim from any attempted


Security Holes Found in Android Phones

Security researchers have discovered a security hole in Samsung, LG, Huawei, Sony, and other Android-based phones, leaving multiple users vulnerable to phishing attacks through text messaging. The exploit takes advantage of the over-the-air (OTA) provisioning. Security researchers discovered that the industry standard of OTA provisioning, Open Mobile Alliance Client Provisioning (OMA CP), can be hacked