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HACKING AND VIRUS ALERTS News

February 16, 2018

The White House Blames Russia for NotPetya, the 'Most Costly Cyberattack In History':



January 24, 2018

Intel tells companies to stop installing patch for security flaw as earnings loom:



January 9, 2018

This Device Protects Your Data on Any Public WiFi Connection:



January 8, 2018

Pyramid scheme making the rounds on Facebook in Montana:



January 5, 2018

If you own a MAC, PC or Smartphone, do this now.:



October 26, 2017

Time for the Feds to Say What They Know About Kaspersky:



October 17, 2017

Every modern, protected WiFi network is vulnerable, warns government cyber watchdog:



October 13, 2017

Virus on world's most popular porn site Pornhub may have infected millions:



September 22, 2017

Senator Tester, Dept. of Justice team up to offer tips for Montanans affected by Equifax breach:



September 22, 2017

Bozeman law firm representing Montanans impacted by Equifax breach:



September 20, 2017

Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads -- 2.3 Million Infected:



September 19, 2017

Authorities: Overseas Hackers Seeking to Extort Community with Cyber Threats:



September 14, 2017

Amid fears of Russian espionage, US bans Kaspersky security software in federal agencies :



September 9, 2017

'Most Brazen Corporate Wrongdoer Maneuvers in Memory': Equifax Forces Potential Victims to Give Up Legal Rights:



September 8, 2017

What to do if you're one of the 44% of Americans hit by the Equifax breach:



July 31, 2017

Hackers 5 - Voting Machines 0 - Hackers at DefCon conference exploit vulnerabilities in voting machines in 1 1/2 hours.:



July 13, 2017

Security lapse leaks data from millions of Verizon customers:



June 12, 2017

Russia has developed a cyber weapon that can disrupt power grids, according to new research:



June 9, 2017

How tech sleuths cracked the mysterious code that turns your printer into a spying tool:



June 1, 2017

Inside Google's Global Campaign to Shut Down Phishing:



May 29, 2017

Hackers Hide Cyberattacks in Social Media Posts:



May 22, 2017

America's dangerous Internet delusion:



May 16, 2017

How to Protect Yourself From Ransomware Attacks:



May 14, 2017

One of the most important lessons of the crippling ransomware crisis:



May 13, 2017

Young techie finds "kill switch" for cyberattack:



May 12, 2017

Massive, fast-moving cyberattack hits as many as 74 countries:



April 16, 2017

Nasty Microsoft Word 'Booby Trap' Loaded PCs With Malware:



April 7, 2017

How Hackers Hijacked a Bank's Entire Online Operation:



March 21, 2017

Google affiliate offers tools to safeguard election-related sites from hacking:



March 6, 2017

Tech innovators see end of silicon era, rise of electric vehicles :



March 4, 2017

Cyber attacks penetrate vulnerable systems:



March 4, 2017

The Golden Age of Email Hacks Is Only Getting Started:



March 3, 2017

The embarrassing reason behind Amazon's huge cloud computing outage this week:



February 3, 2017

Here's why your browser may tell you the White House website isn't secure:



February 2, 2017

New telephone scam: "Can you hear me?":



February 1, 2017

Ransomware Turns to Big Targets--With Even Bigger Fallout:



January 18, 2017

Fired IT worker changed password, wants $200K to fix it, college says:



December 31, 2016

The Top 17 Security Predictions for 2017 -- and what you can do to prepare.:



December 29, 2016

How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers for Its Cyberwar:



December 14, 2016

Democratic House Candidates Were Also Targets of Russian Hacking:



December 13, 2016

The Perfect Weapon: How Russian Cyberpower Invaded the U.S.:



December 9, 2016

President Obama orders review of election hacking:



December 8, 2016

Your IT department alone can't stop a cyberattack:



December 4, 2016

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play:



November 24, 2016

Malicious Software Hits Bigfork School District Computer System:



November 5, 2016

Google's Chrome Hackers Are About to Upend Your Idea of Web Security:



October 23, 2016

How your DVR was hijacked to help epic cyberattack:



October 22, 2016

Hacked home devices caused massive Internet outage:



August 12, 2016

There's a new way to make strong passwords, and it's way easier:



August 2, 2016

How a hacked roof-top solar array could destabilize an entire power grid.:



August 2, 2016

Top 'Nigerian prince' email scammer arrested:



August 1, 2016

New identity theft insurance is free for consumers:



July 29, 2016

Cybersecurity startup PhishMe raises $42.5 million to help employees spot phishing attacks:



June 23, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg Covers His Laptop Camera. You Should Consider It, Too.:



June 8, 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and the $80 million stolen password:



April 16, 2016

Windows users: Uninstall Apple's QuickTime now:



April 9, 2016

Adobe issues Flash update to thwart ransomware:



February 25, 2016

Google Wants to Save News Sites From Cyberattacks--For Free:



April 3, 2015

Western Montana Clinic hacked, credit card info compromised:



March 23, 2015

Poseidon virus threatening point-of-sale systems :



March 20, 2015

Montana Websites the Target of Recent Attacks:



March 10, 2015

Hacking incident 'wake-up call' for Butte credit union:



March 5, 2015

Cybersecurity: Taking a Proactive Approach is Key:



February 5, 2015

Massive data breach at health care company Anthem Inc.:



January 19, 2015

Verizon Under Fire Over Zombie Cookies:



October 4, 2014

Hackers' Attack Cracked 10 Financial Firms in Major Assault:



October 2, 2014

JP Morgan reveals data breach affected 76 million households:



October 2, 2014

The Unpatchable Malware That Infects USBs Is Now on the Loose:



September 26, 2014

The Internet Braces for the Crazy Shellshock Worm:



July 10, 2014

The new plague: Computer viruses that extort you:



May 21, 2014

EBay urging users to change passwords after breach:



May 20, 2014

International crackdown targets malware that infected half a million computers:



May 1, 2014

Microsoft issues workaround for Internet Explorer bug:



April 30, 2014

How Target's Huge Hacking Could Finally Make Credit Cards Secure:



April 29, 2014

Homeland Security: Don't use Internet Explorer due to bug:



April 25, 2014

Montana Department of Revenue Warns of Email Scam:



April 16, 2014

Every password you should change because of Heartbleed (the ultimate list):



April 10, 2014

'Heartbleed' bug: Experts say change all your passwords:



April 8, 2014

CHANGE YOUR PASSWORDS NOW! - Flaw Found in Key Method for Protecting Data on the Internet:



April 5, 2014

Bozeman schools chief gets phishing lesson from computer virus:



April 5, 2014

States probing massive data breach of Social Security numbers:



April 2, 2014

With Windows XP retiring, meet 4 affordable upgrades:



April 1, 2014

Montana Secretary of State Scam Notice: Updated March 31, 2014:



March 24, 2014

Facing the Windows XP apocalypse? Here are some options:



March 10, 2014

Windows XP in Utilities (and everywhere else) Could Mean Big Security Problems:



February 16, 2014

Crowd-funding site Kickstarter hacked; CEO urges password changes:



February 15, 2014

Overseas scammers target Butte to gain access to personal computers:



January 28, 2014

If the credit charge was $9.84, take a closer look:



December 24, 2013

Missoula Internet security expert at LMG Securitywarns: "Think before you click":



December 5, 2013

Mass hack affects almost 2 million Internet accounts -- Guide to protecting Internet accounts:



July 5, 2013

Android security flaw affects 99 percent of phones, researcher says:



June 30, 2013

Montana State University warns 4,585 past and present employees of computer security lapse:



June 26, 2013

Why tech experts suggest disabling JAVA:



March 27, 2013

Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history':



February 6, 2013

Tools for the paranoid: 5 free security tools to protect your data:



January 12, 2013

Disable Java? Here's how, after US agency warns of software 'vulnerability.':



December 23, 2012

Cosmo, the Hacker 'God' Who Fell to Earth:



September 18, 2012

German watchdog warns of Internet Explorer breach :



August 9, 2012

How Not to Become Mat Honan: A Short Primer on Online Security:



July 5, 2012

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday :



June 6, 2012

Change your LinkedIn password now. The service has been breached:



May 29, 2012

Newly identified computer virus, used for spying, is 20 times size of Stuxnet:



April 22, 2012

Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July:



April 7, 2012

Mac hacker attack hits more than 600,000 computers:



March 30, 2012

The Verdict: Hang Up Don't Fall for Jury Duty Scam :



March 5, 2012

Destroy sensitive documents during state-wide Montana 'shred-a-thon' week - March 5-9:



November 11, 2011

Free ways to recover your lost phone or laptop:



October 17, 2011

Preventing a Pearl Harbor of cyberspace:



October 3, 2011

Cyber attacks on utilities, industries rise:



August 8, 2011

Operation Shady RAT:



August 7, 2011

TED Video: Mikko Hypponen: Fighting viruses, defending the net:



July 6, 2011

Vint Cerf: Very Concerned About Hacking Incidents:



June 30, 2011

Massive botnet 'indestructible,' say researchers:



June 16, 2011

New 'mass-meshing' attack poisoning small-business websites:



June 3, 2011

E-Mail Fraud Hides Behind Friendly Face:



April 5, 2011

Wave of phishing could follow Epsilon hack:



April 1, 2011

Mass 'scareware' attack hits 1.5M websites, still spreading:



March 18, 2011

Microsoft shuts down giant Rustock spamming network:



December 31, 2010

Nasty Android Trojan found grafted to gaming apps :



November 29, 2010

Can you really see who viewed your Facebook profile? Rogue application spreads virally:



November 19, 2010

Unstoppable Stuxnet worm not the work of lone hacker:



January 25, 2010

New Malware Exploits Vulnerability in Internet Explorer:



December 29, 2009

Researcher: Google Wave, iPhone and Android will be heavily attacked in 2010:



December 13, 2009

Viruses That Leave Victims Red in the Facebook:



October 27, 2009

FDIC Reports Fraudulent Emails Misusing their Name:



October 20, 2009

Deceptive SAT/ACT Prep Test Calls Being Made to MT Parents and Students Using 866-569-1215 :



September 19, 2009

Anti-virus software doesn't work half the time:



August 29, 2009

15 most dangerous celebrity searches:



July 29, 2009

A Better Way to Shoot Down Spam:



July 22, 2009

Spam soars despite billions spent to prevent it:



July 15, 2009

Warning about Texas company saves small Montana business a bundle:



April 9, 2009

Huge computer worm Conficker stirring to life:



March 20, 2009

The Conficker Worm: April Fool’s Joke or Unthinkable Disaster?:



February 25, 2009

Adobe Urges Stopgap Changes To Blunt Cyber Threat:



February 16, 2009

Nigerian web scam bilked Utah out of $2.5M - Experts: 'Their IT people should have known better.':



February 13, 2009

Microsoft Offers $250,000 Bounty For Worm Authors:



February 11, 2009

Scam artists at work in difficult economy:



February 7, 2009

Hackers Using Parking Tickets As Trojan Horses:



January 27, 2009

Spread Of Downadup Worm, New Apple Mac Trojan:



January 23, 2009

Computer virus known as Conficker or Downandup is in 1st step of mayhem:



January 22, 2009

MasterCard, Visa warn security breach may compromise data:



January 13, 2009

Tech project finds Top 25 coding flaws that let hackers in:



December 16, 2008

Microsoft working on emergency patch for Internet Explorer:



December 7, 2008

Big spam operation takes a hit:



December 6, 2008

Destructive Koobface virus turns up on Facebook:



November 27, 2008

Srizbi Botnet Re-Emerges Despite Security Firm's Efforts:



November 17, 2008

Spam plummets after bust:



November 6, 2008

Malware Campaign Uses Obama's Name:



October 12, 2008

Fake YouTube Pages Used To Spread Viruses:



September 21, 2008

Russian computer roulette in Billings:



June 12, 2008

Containing Internet Worms:



May 6, 2008

Internet criminals gaining ground, experts say. Ways to protect yourself from infected sites:



April 26, 2008

Hundreds of Thousands of Microsoft Web Servers Hacked:



April 26, 2008

Department of Homeland Security website hacked!:



April 21, 2008

Tech topic of the day: Someone is sending viruses or spam that appears to come "from" an address at my domain.:



April 20, 2008

ISPs' Error Page Ads Let Hackers Hijack Entire Web, Researcher Discloses:



April 16, 2008

Spear-Phishing Attack Uses Fake Subpoenas To Steal From CEOs:



April 9, 2008

Anti-virus software isn't the only computer security tool:



February 22, 2008

Researchers Find Way to Steal Encrypted Data:



February 19, 2008

Hackers able to reroute Net traffic:



February 15, 2008

Virus from China the gift that keeps on giving. A picture can impact a thousand computers.:



February 8, 2008

Security Warning 2008: Top 11 Malware Threats To Watch Out For:



February 6, 2008

Government Issues Security Warning On Microsoft's Browser:



January 16, 2008

Nebraska Publishes Identity Theft Repair Kit:



December 12, 2007

Scam alert: Federal court letter to credit card holders looks like a scam but isn't:



November 16, 2007

How online crooks put us all at risk. How well are we protecting ourselves?:



November 2, 2007

Federal agency warns against fraudulent e-mails:



October 30, 2007

Bogus E-mail Claims to Come From FTC:



October 8, 2007

Techies take on spam zombies. Free program can rescue computers:



September 1, 2007

Prank Starts 25 Years of Security Woes:



August 29, 2007

Monster: Millions of users' data may have been stolen:



August 22, 2007

Hackers Attack Monster.Com Members:



August 20, 2007

Would You Like A Job With That Virus?:



August 17, 2007

Storm Botnet Puts Up Defenses And Starts Attacking Back - Universities Potential Targets:



August 10, 2007

Storm Worm Attack Shifts To Malicious Web Pages:



August 3, 2007

Malware Maelstrom Coming from Russia with Love:



August 3, 2007

Hackers Promise 'Nude Angelina Jolie' Pics To Plant Malware:



August 3, 2007

DoS Attack Feared As Storm Worm Siege Escalates:



July 25, 2007

Storm Worm Erupts Into Worst Virus Attack In 2 Years:



July 19, 2007

Not-So-Friendly Greeting Cards:



June 21, 2007

Trojans Lurking In Fake Video Postings On YouTube:



June 19, 2007

Most Malicious Software Attack Ever Using Infected Web Sites Reported:



April 14, 2007

Beware Storm Worm e-mail virus deluge:



February 8, 2007

Most Significant Internet Attack Since 2002 on Feb. 6, 2007:



January 19, 2007

Storm Worm Hits Computers Around the World:



December 16, 2006

Worm hits computers via Symantec antivirus program:



August 4, 2006

Baiters Teach Scammers a Lesson:



March 17, 2006

Researchers issue warning on 'powerful' Internet attacks:



January 31, 2006

E-mail worm bent only on destruction. Microsoft Won't Issue Advance Kama Sutra Fix Until Feb. 14:



January 14, 2006

Covert Crawler Descends on Web:



December 30, 2005

Hackers seize on newfound flaw in Windows. Visiting certain Web sites can infect computers:



December 15, 2005

InvestSmart Montana Hotline Receives Report of an International Scam Involving Fraudulent Unclaimed Prize Awards:



December 9, 2005

Sober.X worm clogs inboxes. Virus sends e-mails that look like ones from feds:



December 2, 2005

Viral cure could 'immunise' the internet:



December 1, 2005

Tax refund e-mails are a scam, IRS warns:



November 28, 2005

Two More Ways to Fight Viruses, for Free:



November 24, 2005

Computer Worm Poses as E-Mail From FBI, CIA - 'Sober X' Web Threat Spreads Quickly:



November 14, 2005

Identity theft numbers may lie:



November 6, 2005

The price of safety - Protection programs may cost more than identity theft itself:



November 3, 2005

Patch issued after CD users complain:



November 2, 2005

New Worm Targets AOL Instant Messenger:



October 31, 2005

E-mail scam phishes for Wells Fargo clients:



September 25, 2005

Stealing your ID can be as easy as ABC:



August 28, 2005

Phishers Sinking to New Lows:



May 17, 2005

Computer bug strikes again - Sober.Q, a familiar nemesis, has political message:



July 29, 2004

One man created most PC viruses - 70% of infections worldwide this year traced to 18-year-old:



July 24, 2004

Fake Bin Laden File Harbors Virus :



July 7, 2004

New Bagle worm spreading; source code is revealed - Leading antivirus firms issued alerts about two new variants yesterday:



June 26, 2004

Web attack aims to steal surfers' financial details -ISPs hosting major online auction and banking sites may have been compromised - Update Possible source server shut down:



May 3, 2004

Sasser worm could hit hard today 5/3 Experts warned it could spread quickly today as workers returned to the office with infected laptops:



February 29, 2004

For Windows Users, 'Browser Hijacking' Is Only the Latest Threat:



February 18, 2004

New Netsky.B worm spreading on Internet:



February 5, 2004

When it comes to Viruses Geeks Put the Unsavvy on Alert: Learn or Log Off:



February 2, 2004

Mydoom software worm knocks out SCO website:





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