FBI warns new ransomware strain

FBI sounds the alarm over virulent new ransomware strain By Sead Fadilpašić   At least 60 organizations attacked in less than two months A virulent new ransomware strain has infected at least 60 different organizations in the last two months, the FBI has warned. In a Flash report, published late last week, the intelligence agency said that BlackCat, a…

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Airbnb includes California cannabis farm in its offering, Wait…Is that legal?

Cannabis enthusiasts who love to travel must be thrilled for this California marijuana farm joining up with the one and only Airbnb. That’s right, the popular vacation home rental website has teamed up with Sonoma Hills Farm, including it in its offering, revealed Fox 11. Is this legal?  Well, technically it is, because guests are not allowed to access,…

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Cyber Attacks / Prevention Tactics

Cyber Attacks and Prevention Tactics: Worldwide cyber security spending will reach $133.7 billion by 2022 according to a Gartner Inc. prediction. Cyber attacks are growing increasingly sophisticated forcing organizations to invest heavily in developing strategies for preventing data breaches.  Cyber Crime Statistics: Spending, Costs and Causes. Half of large enterprises (over 10,000 employees ) spend…

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Cannabis Risks

PM Insurance Services and IES offers coverage for Cannabis Risks PM Insurance Services in conjunction with Indemnity Excess & Surplus Agency is excited to announce we are quoting a wide array of Cannabis-related risks. Our target cannabis appetite is for hard-to-place and distressed accounts including Allied Health and Health Care, Casualty, Commercial Property, Life Sciences,…

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Cyber Extortion

What is cyber extortion? Cyber extortion is an online crime which hackers hold your data, website, computer systems, or other sensitive information hostage until you meet their demands for payment. It often takes the form of ransom ware and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, both of which could paralyze your business. Cyber liability insurance provides coverage…

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