Al: Election Data Breach Story Renews Press Freedom Debate in Albania

Mimoza Picari and Keida Kostreci report: First came the news that the personal data of over 900,000 Albanians might be in the hands of party officials. Then came the news that the journalists who broke the story had been ordered by an anti-corruption court to hand over devices, including computers and cellphones. As Albania heads...

A ransomware gang made $260,000 in 5 days using the 7zip utility

Lawrence Abrams reports: A ransomware gang has made $260,000 in just five days simply by remotely encrypting files on QNAP devices using the 7zip archive program. Starting on Monday, QNAP NAS users from all over the world suddenly found their files encrypted after a ransomware operation called Qlocker exploited vulnerabilities on their devices. While most ransomware...