Ransomware

Read: With End of Windows 7 Support, Security Risks Lurk

With End of Windows 7 Support, Security Risks Lurk

Microsoft will soon stop supporting Windows 7, which poses risks for unpatched and insecure network devices. Is your campus addressing this vulnerability?

Read: 110 U.S. Nursing Homes Affected by Ransomware Attack of Tech Service Provider

110 U.S. Nursing Homes Affected by Ransomware Attack of Tech Service Provider

This latest Russian attack could put some nursing homes impacted by the ransomware out of business.

Read: Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Data Breaches Linked to Rise in Fatal Heart Attacks in Hospitals

Hospitals that experienced a breach took 2.7 minutes longer for a patient experiencing cardiac arrest to receive an electrocardiogram.

Read: Russia’s 2017 Cyberattack on Ukraine Seriously Impacted U.S. Hospitals

Russia’s 2017 Cyberattack on Ukraine Seriously Impacted U.S. Hospitals

NotPetya not only crippled Ukraine, it caused $10 billion in damage worldwide and negatively impacted U.S. patient healthcare.

Read: Las Cruces Public Schools Shut Down Servers After Ransomware Attack

Las Cruces Public Schools Shut Down Servers After Ransomware Attack

All servers remain shut down and the district crisis response team and central office are communicating with schools through phone and handheld radio.

Read: DCH Hospital System Pays Off Hackers for Ransomware Decrpytion Key

DCH Hospital System Pays Off Hackers for Ransomware Decrpytion Key

Three facilities in Alabama and several in Australia have been impacted by this latest round of ransomware.

Read: 500+ Schools Have Been Affected by Ransomware in 2019

500+ Schools Have Been Affected by Ransomware in 2019

A new report found in the past two weeks, 15 school districts made up of over 100 K-12 schools have been hit by ransomware attacks. Universities are also being targeted.

Read: Ransomware Attack Disrupts Patient Care at Campbell County Hospital

Ransomware Attack Disrupts Patient Care at Campbell County Hospital

During the attack, all computer systems were impacted, affecting labs, exams, new inpatient admissions and phone systems.

Read: Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers Offer College Applicants Chance to Buy Admissions Files

Hackers breached the systems of three private U.S. colleges and sent out suspicious emails to applicants asking for a ransom.

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.

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