Archive for March, 2016

Ransomware Attack on Methodist Hospital

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

A new version of ransomware called Locky infected Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky.  The hospital put itself on an internal state of emergency after the malware took over their system. Locky isn’t very different from other ransomware, but it’s used by criminal network Dridex, which is causing it to spread very quickly. The Locky ransomware infects a single computer spreads to connected […]

11,000 Main Line Health Employees Information Stolen

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

A new method of identity theft spoofs a CEO’s email address to trick an employee into sending W-2 information to hackers.  One recent victim of this fraud was Pennsylvania Main Line Health. 11,000 employees of the hospital and health center network had sensitive information stolen by hackers.  The company was unaware of the hack until the FBI […]