Search / 8 results found

from
to

By BECKY GILLETTE Healthcare data breaches reached record levels in April 2019, with 44 attacks affecting nearly 687,000 people. Security breaches can lead to serious consequences, including complete system or network shutdown and life-and-death situations. Much like we encourage patients to practice good personal hygiene to promote health and well-being, healthcare organizations and nurses must …

A Mississippi public school district says it has been the victim of a cyber attack. Lincoln County Schools superintendent Mickey Myers told The Daily Leader on Monday that district computers had been hacked with a ransomware virus. The newspaper reports that officials said the district was experiencing a network outage affecting phone systems and internet communication at …

Computer networks have given us the ability to operate, communicate, and conduct business more easily today than ever before. It is, however, hard to imagine a more dangerous time for businesses to operate than right now. While technology has provided us with great opportunities, it has also exposed us to attacks that threaten our business …

OXFORD — A cyberattack by an unknown hacker has forced a school district to shut down all of its servers. Multiple news outlets report the Oxford School District was the victim of a crypto-ransomware attack, which began early Sunday morning. The school district said in a news release that ransomware is a type of malware …

NEW YORK — Federal authorities in New York City say three people have been charged in the largest theft of consumer data from a U.S. financial institution in history. Authorities say the probe resulted from a huge cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase, the nation’s biggest bank by assets. They say there were also attacks against several …