Rainbow Children’s Clinic Looses Patient Files to Ransomware

A ransomware attack stuck three Rainbow Children’s Clinic locations in Texas in August.  Over 33,000 patients who have rendered services at these facilities, have had their information compromised.  The clinic is offering free credit monitoring services to those who have been impacted. Information Management reported some files have been completely lost due to the ransomware corruption.  […]

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New Ransomware Encrypts Each File Seperately

CryPy ransomware takes the time to encrypt each file independently, to make decryption more difficult… Ransomware continues to evolve in various ways.  First, there was polymorphic ransomware, changing codes every few seconds to avoid detection from the traditional blacklist security software programs.  Then, there has been ransomware that will not only encrypt your data, but steal […]

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Community Foundation Resolves Ransomware Attack to Find Data Breach

Hutchinson Community Foundation recovered from a ransomware attack, to find the criminals hacked their data too… On September 19, 2016, Hutchinson Community Foundation, in Hutchinson, Kansas, found out they had been hacked.  Not only had they been hacked, but they were hit a ransomware attack.  Ransomware is the malware that will encrypt users files, locking them until […]

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Ransomware Protection : Major Opportunity for MSPs

MSPs, what protection are you offering your clients? Ransomware continues to spread at an epidemic level, and with that comes a need for an advanced security solution that includes ransomware protection.  From a Managed Service Provider (MSP) perspective, this is a massive opportunity to provide a higher level of protection to PC users.  MSPs provide various […]

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NHS Remains Major Ransomware Target

The National Health Service remains the main ransomware target… NHS has been identified as the primary ransomware target for quite some time.  Several reports have suggested multiple ransomware attacks on the NHS, and a recent study suggests that won’t be slowing down anytime soon.  With a 400% increase in ransomware attacks, the NHS needs to […]

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New Cyber Security Concern Threatens Privacy and Bank Account

The latest cyber security locks your files and steals your personal information… D0xware is the latest and arguably the most concerning form of malware to threaten PC users.  D0xware is a swift combination of personal data theft and ransomware rolled into one little package.  The malware will first encrypt your files, similar to ransomware.  Once […]

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Two More Medical Facilities Infected With Ransomware

Ransomware infections are spreading from coast to coast… Marin Healthcare District Marin Healthcare District (MHD), located in Greenbrae, California was paralyzed after a ransomware attack that occurred in late July.  It is reported the infection stemmed from another attack that hit Marin Medical Practice Concepts in July as well.  MHD computers were down for a period […]

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Free Decryptor Available For MarsJoke Ransomware Victims

MarsJoke, the ransomware targeting educational institutions and government agencies, can now be decrypted… Researchers have found the malware authors who created MarsJoke ransomware did nearly a perfect job, except for one little line of code.  This weak line of code allowed researchers to test several variants of decryption keys until a successful one was found.  According […]

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