MongoDB Ransomware Attacks Grow in Number

MondoDB ransomware

Evidently DevOps running MongoDB haven’t heard the word about the latest round of ransomware targeting the database, as the numbers of deployments with data being held for ransom continues to rise.

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Eight Things to Do After Installing Linux Mint Xfce 18.x

Linux Mint Xfce

After you get Linux up and running on your computer, there are still a few things left to do. Here’s a short list that newcomers might find helpful.

Linux for Newcomers

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Dear CIO: Linux Mint Encourages Users to Keep System Up-to-Date

Linux Mint 18.0 Update Manager

Regardless of what you may have read elsewhere, the Linux Mint team takes security very seriously and wants you to keep your system up-to-date.

Swapnil Bhartiya gets it wrong.

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Another Yahoo Security Breach Affects a Billion Accounts

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After announcing in September that 500 million accounts had been compromised in a 2014 security breach, the company announces today that an additional billion accounts have been hacked in a separate incident.

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‘Refer a Friend’ Ransomware Program

Popcorn Time lock screen

A new, under development ransomware called Popcorn Time has a “refer a friend” option meant to appeal to the victim’s worst instincts.

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