It has been officially confirmed that the attack on MedStar Health Systems was a ransomware attack.
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Another healthcare facility has fallen victim to hackers holding their systems hostage and demanding a ransom payment to regain access.
In all of the discussions over Wall Street, border security, people’s wives, and hand size during this year’s presidential debates, the subject of cybersecurity has barely been discussed by either party.
A hacker has shown how software on thousands of computers -- with access to everything from industrial systems to x-ray machines to medical records -- has left them open to attack and able to be viewed remotely.
A new study published by Tripwire says that not only are most businesses not prepared to defend against a ransomware attack, but they are also unable to recover if an attack does happen.
We always talk about common sense steps to take to make sure you’re secure online. Well, here's an easy list is the ten things everyone should be doing to protect themselves.
Ransomware has become so prevalent and difficult to deal with that even the FBI is basically saying that victims like hospitals and businesses should just go ahead and pay up.