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Nasty Ransomware Virus DynA-Crypt Causes Full Blown “GDPR” Data Breach

Ransomware virus DynA-Crypt causes a full blown data breach as it not only encrypts your data, but then steals and uploads it online.

DynA-Crypt Ransomware

What this means?

The EU mandated GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which comes into force on 25th May 2018 will penalise companies not prepared for such data breaches resulting in large fines (approx. 4% of turnover or up to 20 Million Euro whichever is greater). To reduce the chances of being fined to the full extent of this new law – companies will need to begin to work on putting in place the necessary data protection processes and procedures to be able detect when a breach happens/happened, identify what if any personally identifiable data was stolen and have a breach response plan that will ensure the breach is properly handled and reported to the Data Protection Commissioner within 72 hours of detecting the breach. Read more

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Covert “Fileless” Virus Evades Banks Cyber Defences – Reinforces Need for Robust Disaster Recovery & Cyber Security Procedures

Imagine a cyber threat that can evade the bank level cyber security…leave little trace of infection and bypass most Anti-Virus software.

Hundreds of companies around the globe including several major banks and financial institutions have reportedly been hit by a cyber security attack masquerading as a dangerous covert memory-based fileless malware. The malware has been detected in at least 40 countries worldwide (including UK, France, USA to name a few).

Fileless Malware Cyber Security Geography

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Have you already been hacked and just don’t know it?


Did you know with the spate of recent Yahoo and other major social media (LinkedIn, Twitter etc.) data breaches – there is now a real chance that your personal sensitive information including your website login details which you currently use or have used in the past to access such websites (or other sites) can now be easily found online?

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