Malware

(UPDATED) Healthcare Workers Targeted By Dangerous New Windows Ransomware Campaign Using Coronavirus As Bait

Update: I just caught up with Lawrence Abram’s excellent reporting on this topic. Abrams’ report gives a somewhat different impression than Forbes’ headline and report. Abrams reports that Netwalker ransomware is using COVID-19 in phishing emails that install the Netwalker ransomware, but from his reporting, it does not appear that Netwalker is specifically targeting...

Town of Houlton Police discloses malware attack — again.

On March 17, the Town of Houlton, Maine disclosed that they had experienced a malware attack. According to their disclosure, on October 16, 2019, they discovered that part of their network had been locked up by a virus that prevented access to files. The department was able to quickly restore from backup, and claim...