The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said late Monday that no data had been accessed from its servers in a ransomware attack on the Muni transit system and the agency has never considered paying the ransom asked by the...
San Francisco’s Muni transit system was reportedly hit by ransomware since Friday, leading to the message “You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted” being displayed on the computer screens at stations, according to newspaper reports.
Hospitals are under attack. A recent study by the Ponemon Institute found that half of all healthcare data breaches in the last year were the result of criminal attacks, as opposed to employee error. And the preferred method of attack
Hotel and restaurant chains, beware. A notorious cybercriminal gang is tricking businesses into installing malware by calling their customer services representatives and convincing them to open malicious email attachments.
A large travel and leisure company wasn't looking for another point solution to add to its already noisy security environment, so they were excited to find ProtectWise, which provides real-time and retrospective threat intelligence,
Shodan is a search engine that looks for internet-connected devices. Hackers use it to find unsecured ports and companies use it to make sure that their infrastructure is locked down. This summer, it was also used by security...
You could argue that ransomware (e.g., Locky and CryptoLock) is just another form of malware, but there are some critical distinctions between ransomware and the other most dangerous form of malware-what I call mal-agents used by