Toronto hospital recovering from ransomware attack

A Toronto hospital is recovering after being hit last week by a variant of Ryuk ransomware. However, so far it...

October 3rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

New ransomware strain appears to target Linux web servers

A new strain of ransomware has infected thousands of Linux web servers in the past two months, according to a...

September 6th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Five steps to a better ransomware response plan

With a bit of luck the city of New Bedford, Mass., escaped having to pay a demanded US$5.3 million to...

September 5th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Florida city IT director fired after ransomware attack

Things are hot in Florida, and it's not just the weather. Three municipalities in the state are reeling after being...

July 2nd, 2019 Alex Coop

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Ottawa parking garage system hit by ransomware, entry system crippled

Sometimes malware gives a gift to ordinary people. That's what happened Tuesday at an Ottawa parking garage when apparently an...

March 28th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Norwegian aluminum maker recovering from ransomware attack

Norwegian aluminum manufacturing giant Norsk Hydro said it is making progress in securing its IT systems after a new strain...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Cyber Security Today: Advice for fraud awareness month, ransomware hits aluminum producer and protect against spear phishing

Advice to businesses and consumers for Fraud Prevention Month, ransomware hits Oslo-based international aluminum producer and ways to protect against...

March 20th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Many Canadian SMBs underestimate ransomware: Vendor survey

Many Canadian SMBs are underestimating the threat of ransomware, if a survey by business continuity vendor Datto Inc. of their...

March 15th, 2019 Howard Solomon

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Cyber Security Today: Nov. 30, 2018 — Lots of cyber prosecutions; Dell resets passwords

It's been a busy week for law enforcement, with three news items about cyber prosections. In addition, Dell had to...

November 30th, 2018 Howard Solomon