Ransomware

Read: Illinois Valley CC Servers Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

Illinois Valley CC Servers Shut Down by Ransomware Attack

IVCC president said the servers professors are using for distance learning during the coronavirus crisis were not affected.

Read: Hackers Increasingly Targeting Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

Hackers Increasingly Targeting Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result, many software and cybersecurity firms are offering free services to healthcare facilities being targeted during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: How to Protect Your Home Network from Cyberattacks

How to Protect Your Home Network from Cyberattacks

With so many campus employees and students working and studying from home during the COVID-19 crisis, home network protection is critical. Here’s how you can stay safe while working and studying online while social distancing.

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: Ransomware Attackers Vow to Not Strike Healthcare During Pandemic

Ransomware Attackers Vow to Not Strike Healthcare During Pandemic

Two ransomware gangs have agreed to forego attacking healthcare organizations during the outbreak, but several others have not agreed to stop.

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: 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: Dutch University Pays $220K Ransom to Russian Hackers

Dutch University Pays $220K Ransom to Russian Hackers

University president says damage from the ransomware attack “can scarcely be conceived.”

Read: Ransomware Forces Enloe Medical Center to Reschedule Procedures

Ransomware Forces Enloe Medical Center to Reschedule Procedures

The Calif.-based hospital is running on back-up, offline protocol and is working with the FBI and a security consultant to restore its systems.

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