A French IT manager recently discovered a flaw in the way millions of devices communicate across the internet. The bug is found in “bash,” which is a program that translates human-readable commands into a language readable by the computer’s operating system. This bug affects any device that can connect to the internet and uses the operating […]
Last week, security researchers identified a new ransomware trojan in the wild. This new variant, deemed ZeroLocker, operates in a similar fashion to last year’s CryptoLocker. Ransomware is a category of malware that restricts access to a computer or files and demands a ransom be paid to restore access. CryptoLocker and ZeroLocker accomplish this by […]
Loyola community, The UISO has been informed of several new incoming emails with malicious attachments.
The UISO has been alerted to an email received by several Loyola community members. The email has the subject “INCOMING FAX REPORT” with a file attached. The attached file is a virus, and if executed, will infect your computer. If you receive this email, delete it immediately. If you every receive email that is questionable, […]