A Romanian woman has pleaded guilty Thursday for the role she played in a ransomware attack that left more than a hundred D.C. police surveillance cameras inoperable just days before last year’s presidential inauguration.
All of the high-profile ransomware attacks you’ve likely ever heard of have targeted Windows users, but some of the more recent code specifically targets the MacOS as well.
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Ransomware infected 70 percent of the District’s surveillance camera storage devices, officials said.
As the threat of ransomware grows, utilities that are specifically designed to protect users from becoming a victim are hitting the market.
Ransomware is one of the fastest growing cyber-crimes because it’s working so well for organized crime rings around the world. Here’s how to stay protected or recover after an attack.
If you’re hit by a ransomware attack, a FBI cybersecurity expert urges you to contact the FBI. But the key, as with so much cybersecurity, is prevention.
Bob Howard, one of the restaurant’s owners, said staff members were holding their breath as they re-opened at 11:30 a.m.
The location reopened Saturday after being hit with ransomware.
Ransomware has been a plague exclusive to Windows users for years, but a recent discovery means Mac users can now count themselves as targets as well.
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Hackers are now using information about you to gain access to your computer and personal information. Data Doctor Ken Colburn has online safety tips.
Hackers continue to find new ways to hold your files hostage. Data Doctor Ken Colburn explains what you can do to head off the next ransomware attack.
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