US infrastructure is at ‘red alert’ for hacking, James Lyne warns on the Today Show

The recent WikiLeaks drop of CIA documents has raised awareness of the reality of cyber-threats and espionage, and how digital infrastructure in America and around the world is under threat thanks to hacking attacks and ransomware, James Lyne told Tom Costello on NBC’s Today show.

In the two-part segment, James and Tom Costello talked about the threats and took a closer look at ransomware.
 
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Anti-malware is imperfect but still necessary. Here’s why

Doctors sometimes make mistakes that harm the patient. Police often fail to protect and serve. When that happens, people rightly demand the failures be analyzed and fixed. But no one ever calls for the elimination of all doctors and police.

Why then, do some call for the end of antivirus and anti-malware when failures happen? It’s a question that has vexed us for a long time.

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