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Wannacry Ransomeware Advisory

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Ashton Security Inc. News May 17, 2017 Since May 13th 2017, a rapidly spreading infection of ransomware known as WannaCry has been causing significant problems around the world. For the cybersecurity advisory providing background information on the attack, product affected/unaffected, and further guidance on what installers and end-users can do to prevent their devices from being compromised. If you have Security Systems being affected feel free to contact us here. Support@ashtonsecurity.com What is ransomware? Ransomware is a form of malware which affects its victims by encrypting the files on the infected system. The software informs the victim of the infection and...

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Canada's Most Dangerous Cities

Posted by Marc Levesque on

Winnipeg, Manitoba

In 2010 Winnipeggers endured 2,000 robberies. Consider the holdups of just one night in February. Two men skulked into a business on Notre Dame Avenue and confronted the 22-year-old girl working behind the counter. They grabbed a fistful of cash and ran. An hour later, two others burst into a Westminster Avenue store wielding a gun and stole money. Just after midnight, another business was robbed at gunpoint. Then at 1:10 a.m., several men attempted to rob a Manitoba Avenue home.

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