Malware

Sunapee school stands up to ransomware goons

Damien Fisher reports: The Wi-Fi service got restarted last week at Sunapee Middle High School, eight weeks after a ransomware attack took out the school’s data. The October attack was discovered first by the district’s technology team when it was determined that all of the data was encrypted, said Superintendent Russell Holden. With a...

Hackensack Meridian’s ‘core clinical systems’ back online after week-long disruptions

Susanne Cervenka and David P. Willis report: Hackensack Meridian Health said its “core clinical systems” were back online after disruptions impacted computers at the state’s largest hospital network for much of the week. NJ Advance Media, citing an unidentified hospital IT professional, reported that doctors briefed on the disruptions were told Hackensack Meridian’s “systems were shut down...

Ransomware at Colorado IT Provider Affects 100+ Dental Offices

Brian Krebs reports: A Colorado company that specializes in providing IT services to dental offices suffered a ransomware attack this week that is disrupting operations for more than 100 dentistry practices, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Multiple sources affected say their IT provider, Englewood, Colo. based Complete Technology Solutions (CTS), was hacked, allowing a potent strain of ransomware...

Cucamonga Valley Water District discloses Click2Gov breach

From the Cucamonga Valley Water District website, a Dec. 4 notification: Cucamonga Valley Water District (CVWD) was recently informed of a data breach of the Click2Gov web portal used by CVWD customers for one-time credit card payments. CVWD values its customers and respects the privacy of their information, which is why, as a precautionary...