Author name: Rebecca Morris

Rebecca is a science and technology writer based in Minnesota. She has a PhD in Logic, Computation and Methodology from Carnegie Mellon University. You can visit her personal site at

November Ransomware Roundup

November was a busy month in the ransomware world. Two of the highest impact attacks were on Ardent Health Services and Fidelity National Financial, disrupting patient care and causing chaos in the housing market, respectively. But it wasn’t all bad news, thanks to the capture of ransomware criminals in Ukraine. Hospitals hacked Ardent Health Services

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Protect Your DNA with 2FA!

If you use one of three popular genetics and genealogy services, you’ll soon have to set up two-factor authentication (2FA) on your account. With 2FA enabled, you’ll need to enter a code sent via text, email or generated by an app on your phone to complete the login process. Hackers target 23andMe 23andMe, Ancestry, and

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October Ransomware Roundup

Two ransomware gangs had bad news in October, as their data leak sites were taken down. However, ransomware operators still caused havoc, with a new gang emerging and unlikely alliances forming between groups. Data leak sites taken down Ransomware gang Trigona was attacked by a group of hacktivists known as the Ukrainian Cyber Alliance (UCA).

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Skiff Quick Alias Review: Easily Protect Your Privacy

Note: I was not paid to write this review, and this post does not contain affiliate links. I am writing this review because I was given the opportunity to test out a new Skiff Mail feature and I am incredibly impressed with the service! Update February 11th: Skiff has been acquired by Notion and will be shutting down its suite

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