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Answer -BrickerBot is similar to other IoT malware like Mirai, Hajime and others. Expert Judith Myerson explains what makes BrickerBot different, and what can be done to defend against it.
News -CCleaner malware was spread to users via an infected software update for close to one month, highlighting the dangers of supply chain attacks and the need for code signing.
Tip -Criminals have turned encryption technology against businesses, and IT ops have to fight and sidestep ransomware attacks with basic best practices.