Tag Archives: IT

Hundreds of US companies hit by ‘devastating’ ransomware attack, cyber experts say

A security firm said the REvil gang, allegedly a Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate appears to be responsible for the attack. A “colossal and devastating” ransomware attack is thought to have paralysed the networks of at least 200 US companies. The federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency have said it is closely …

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Hacker attack shuts down IT system of Ireland’s health services, badly affecting one of Europe’s busiest maternity hospitals

Ireland’s health service has temporarily shut down all of its IT systems due to a “significant ransomware attack,” and one of Europe’s busiest maternity hospitals is badly affected as most appointments have been canceled. The Health Service Executive (HSE) took to Twitter on Friday to announce a “significant ransomware attack” …

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Five Steps to Protect National Infrastructure.

One only has to look at past events to know that nation-state hacking has become an increasing concern for governments worldwide. In 2018, hackers from China targeted universities and the Lowy Institute in Australia, to steal intellectual property and information. In 2015, Ukraine’s power grid was compromised by the Black …

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