WikiLeaks Julian Assange Press Conference On CIA Hacking (3/9/2017) Conference on Vault 7

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Trend Micro: Ransomware is now targeting smart TVs

Connecting everything may not be the greatest idea… security wise at least!

Ransomware is quickly becoming a favorite tool among financially-motivated hackers as it offers the opportunity for a quick payout without the risks associated with identity theft. But as security researchers work to improve defenses, cyber attackers are also busy looking for new outlets of infection.
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Makers of uncrackable ransomware hand over the key

Sounds fishy to me…

The creators of a virus that forces users to pay to recover their own files seem to have turned over a new leaf. Security researchers at ESET are reporting that TeslaCrypt's developers posted the master encryption key, enabling ESET to develop a free fix. According to the firm, the creators of the virus were "wrapping up" their activities, and when a researcher asked for the master key, it was simply handed over. ESET has subsequently been able to produce a decryption tool (available here) that'll enable anyone affected to get their files back.
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