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Showing posts with label cyberattack. Show all posts
Showing posts with label cyberattack. Show all posts

Thursday, June 11, 2020

City of Florence to pay $300,000 to hackers in cyber attack


City of Florence out nearly $300,000 after ransomware hack


Article Excerpt: "... The money will be paid to hackers in bitcoin and will come from the city’s insurance fund, according to our news partners at the Times Daily...The hackers now have possession of personal information on city employees and customers..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Cyber-Incidents Surge 366% at NASA


Cyber-Incidents Surge 366% at NASA


Article Excerpt: "... "Being one of the nation’s most important federal agencies, this is an alarming finding," wrote Atlas researchers. "Cyber incidents at NASA can affect national security, intellectual property, and individuals whose data could be lost due to data breaches." The findings were based on data gathered by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in 2018 and 2019..."


Reference: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

Friday, March 23, 2018

Could this happen in Huntsville? Atlanta hit with cyberattack; hackers demand ransom


Atlanta hit with cyberattack; hackers demand ransom


Article Excerpt: "... City employees are being urged to check their bank accounts to ensure financial information is correct as the extent of the ransomware attack is determined. Anyone who conducted financial transactions with the city could also be at risk, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported ..."


Reference: www.al.com