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Three megatrends that will drive digital business into the next decade

Gartner revealed three distinct megatrends that will enable businesses to survive and thrive in the digital economy over the next five to 10 years. Artificial intelligence (AI) everywhere, transparently immersive experiences and digital platforms are the trends that will provide intelligence, create new experiences and offer platforms that allow organizations to connect with new business […]

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Locky Ransomware Variant Slips Past Some Defenses

Ransomware called IKARUSdilapidated is managing to slip into unsuspecting organizations as an unknown file.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/locky-ransomware-variant-slips-past-some-defenses/

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EV ransomware is targeting WordPress sites

WordPress security outfit Wordfence has flagged several attempts by attackers to upload ransomware that provides them with the ability to encrypt a WordPress website’s files. They dubbed the malware “EV ransomware”, due to the .ev extension that is added to the encrypted files. About EV ransomware The ransomware is uploaded once the attacker manages to […]

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Flash’s Final Countdown Has Begun

The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.   This post was originally published on https://threatpost.com/feed/. https://blacklakesecurity.com/flashs-final-countdown-has-begun/

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DOJ wants to know who visited anti-Trump website

The US Department of Justice wants DreamHost to hand over IP addresses of some 1.3 million visitors to disruptj20.org, a website that helped organize political protests during President Trump’s inauguration. The company has decided to challenge the request in court. According to a blog post by the LA-based web hosting provider, the DOJ first requested […]

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