What to Do If You Get Ransomware

May 18, 2017 / Cybersecurity

Beginning on May 12, 2017, a global pandemic of ransomware began sweeping across the world – hitting over 200,000 machines in 150 different countries, including Russian government officials and the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. The particular strain of ransomware – WannaCry or WanaDecrypt0r – is particularly virulent, spreading from machine to machine via server message block (SMB) protocol, which is used for sharing access to files, computers, printers and […]

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Vernon Litigation Group and Attorney Kristian Kraszewski File Second Claim

May 10, 2017 / Press Releases

Vernon Litigation Group and Attorney Kristian Kraszewski to file another claim relating to Miller Energy and other Energy Investments. Naples, United States – May 10, 2017 /PressCable/ — The Law Firm of Vernon Litigation Group and Attorney Kristian P. Kraszewski have again joined forces to file a FINRA arbitration claim against both Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. and Cetera Advisors, LLC. As with the case filed earlier this year, the Claimants […]

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3 Ways Modern Business Is Failing at Cybersecurity

Modern businesses are failing at cybersecurity. Some blame expensive new technology and limited resources, which are preventing businesses from adapting to rapidly-evolving cyber threats. Unfortunately, the real culprits may be the business leaders themselves, many of whom take a largely reactive rather than proactive approach to cybersecurity. It’s difficult to determine the next big threat, so many cybersecurity professionals must address issues as they arise. This practice is a dangerous […]

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Abuses in the Bond World Relate to Lack of Transparency and Conflicts of Interests

Last month’s FINRA Disciplinary Actions (April 2017) triggered this bond focused post. In April of 2017, FINRA took disciplinary action against J.P. Morgan Securities and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney related to their respective bond activities. Sadly, this is far from the first time that major firms such as JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley have been sanctioned by regulators. What is unique, however, is that both were sanctioned in the same […]

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