Cyber Crime

Read: Microsoft Warns Hospitals They Are Vulnerable to Ransomware, Must Fix VPNs

Microsoft Warns Hospitals They Are Vulnerable to Ransomware, Must Fix VPNs

A warning was sent to the hospitals that Microsoft believes are particularly high-risk.

Read: Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

Report: Cybersecurity Incidents at K-12 Schools Nearly Tripled in 2019

For the first time since the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center began collecting data, schools have canceled classes or closed due to cybersecurity attacks.

Read: Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

Cyber Attacks Increase as Cybercriminals Capitalize on COVID-19 Fears

These phishing emails are typically marketing coronavirus information and ask you to open an attachment to see the latest news and statistics.

Read: Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Univ. of Kentucky, UK Healthcare Ends Month-Long Cyberattack

Hackers from outside the U.S. infiltrated the University of Kentucky’s computer networks and used its processing capabilities to mine cryptocurrency.

Read: Man Gets 5 Years for Cyberstalking Parkland Survivors, Families

Man Gets 5 Years for Cyberstalking Parkland Survivors, Families

The man used 13 Instagram accounts to taunt survivors and victims’ families about the deaths of their loved ones, often posing as the shooter.

Read: 1 In 3 U.S. Cybersecurity Jobs Are Vacant

1 In 3 U.S. Cybersecurity Jobs Are Vacant

The U.S. is short about 500,000 cybersecurity professionals. Experts and Congress say industry, educators and the government should work together to address the shortage.

Read: Americans Affected by Health Data Breaches Increased 65% in 2019

Americans Affected by Health Data Breaches Increased 65% in 2019

New data shows 40 million Americans were affected by health data breaches in 2019, the highest number recorded since 2015.

Read: Email Phishing Scam Costs Manor ISD $2.3 Million

Email Phishing Scam Costs Manor ISD $2.3 Million

Three separate fraudulent transactions were made after phishing emails were sent to the Texas school district back in November.

Read: Ransomware Shuts Down Michigan School District

Ransomware Shuts Down Michigan School District

Systems that were affected by the ransomware attack included the district’s phones, copiers, classroom technology and heating.

Read: Healthcare Facilities Need More Cybersecurity Pros

Healthcare Facilities Need More Cybersecurity Pros

Despite being one of the most targeted sectors for cyber attacks, data breaches and malware, the healthcare industry doesn’t value cybersecurity as much as it should.

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