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Cyber Crime

Read: Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Martin Gottesfeld hacked into the Boston Children’s Hospital IT system in protest of the treatment of a patient, Justina Pelletier.

Read: Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Hacked! The 21 Most Devastating Cyber Attacks of 2018

Here are some of the most serious cyber attacks from 2018, as well as ways to protect yourself and your organization.

Read: San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

San Diego USD Hacked, 10 Years’ Worth of Data Stolen

Officials say that a hacker gained access to the personal information of over 500,000 San Diego Unified students and staff.

Read: Racist Internet Troll Ordered to Complete Anti-Hate Training in Settlement

Racist Internet Troll Ordered to Complete Anti-Hate Training in Settlement

The internet troll must complete 200 hours of training as well as publicly apologize and renounce white supremacy as part of the settlement.

Read: Don’t Try This at Home: The 25 Worst Passwords of 2018

Don’t Try This at Home: The 25 Worst Passwords of 2018

After evaluating over 5 million passwords, SplashData estimates almost 10% of people have used at least one of the 25 worst passwords on this year’s list.

Read: Hackers Steal Over $800K From Cape Cod Community College

Hackers Steal Over $800K From Cape Cod Community College

The bank has been able to get back $278,887 so far after a cyber attack was able to hack the school’s banking information.

Read: Ransomware Attack Interferes With Ohio Hospital’s Emergency Services

Ransomware Attack Interferes With Ohio Hospital’s Emergency Services

Quick responses and strong security defenses resulted in little impact on the hospitals, who refused to pay the cyber attacker’s ransom.

Read: When It Comes to Cybersecurity, Precautions Don’t Require King’s Ransom

When It Comes to Cybersecurity, Precautions Don’t Require King’s Ransom

Proper cyber hygiene isn’t rocket science. Take these precautions to keep your security systems and your clients’ devices safe from hackers.

Read: Practical Steps to Improve Access Control Maintenance on Campus

Practical Steps to Improve Access Control Maintenance on Campus

Being proactive when it comes to things like database management and firmware/software patches can reduce potential problems in the future.

Read: 5 Steps to Creating a HIPAA-Compliant Cyber Attack Contingency Plan

5 Steps to Creating a HIPAA-Compliant Cyber Attack Contingency Plan

The HHS Office for Civil Rights recommends these steps to develop a cybersecurity contingency plan.

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