Another Indictment A second round of indictments by the US Department of Justice charged hacker group “Apt41” with using Anvisoft antivirus software with hacking. The report from safety leaders KnowBe4 lists the details. The Chinese based group is said to have infected over 100 of their customers. Some of the victims were through “supply chain […]
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By Leo Notenboom
Computer viruses are a fact of modern, internet-connected life. At best,
they’re annoying performance sucking beasts, but at worst … kiss all your
data, and perhaps your bank account or identity, goodbye.
We all need to take steps to make sure that our computers
are safe, or we risk infection. Complacency is simply not an option.
And yet, even after all the news, all the horror stories, all the warnings,
and even after all this time …complacency remains all too common.