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New form of malware harms Springs businesses

New form of malware harms Springs businesses

A new computer virus made its debut in Colorado Springs this week – and officials at Colorado Networks say it demands urgent attention. The malware unleashes a program that encrypts files and folders, including network shared folders, said Jeff Beauprez, president and CEO of Colorado Networks. “It then demands a payment of $300 to recover… Continue Reading New form of malware harms Springs businesses

Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that lay out how far military commanders around the globe can go in using cyberattacks and other computer-based operations against enemies and as part of routine espionage in other countries. The orders detail when the military must seek presidential approval for a specific cyber assault on an enemy… Continue Reading Pentagon gets cyberwar guidelines

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The White House on Thursday is expected to unveil its proposal to enhance the country’s cybersecurity, laying out plans to require industry to better protect systems that run critical infrastructure like the electrical grid, financial systems and nuclear power plants. The Obama administration also is insisting that companies tell consumers when their personal information has… Continue Reading AP sources: White House set to unveil cyber plan

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