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Web host agrees to pay $1m after it’s hit by Linux-targeting ransomware

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Credits: Technica

A Web-hosting service recently agreed to pay $1 million to a ransomware operation that encrypted data stored on 153 Linux servers and 3,400 customer websites, the company said recently.

The South Korean Web host, Nayana, said in […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Cyber News|

Privilege escalation bug in Unix OSes imperils servers everywhere

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A raft of Unix-based operating systems—including Linux, OpenBSD, and FreeBSD—contain flaws that let attackers elevate low-level access on a vulnerable computer to unfettered root. Security experts are advising administrators to install patches or take other protective […]

By |June 20th, 2017|Cyber News|