Ransomware now stealing data, warns Ontario cybercop

ORILLIA, Ont. -Ransomware’s ability to encrypt entire volumes of data is a nightmare scenario for many infosec pros. Their only...

October 23rd, 2019 Howard Solomon

Advancements in malware have changed the landscape of cybersecurity, says eSentire

When it comes to protecting an organization from malware, it's a constant game of cat and mouse, according to Sean...

October 17th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is nothing new, although it remains a popular cyber attack that continues to deliver devastating results, according to cybersecurity...

October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

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

Illustration of a laptop with a gun

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