Malware

Ca: Ransomware’s latest victim: a child welfare authority

The Canadian Press reports: An Indigenous child welfare authority in Manitoba has called in the RCMP after being hit by a cyberattack that’s corrupted its computer files and potentially compromised the privacy of its clients. Southern First Nations Network of Care spokesman Jim Compton said the organization’s IT department has been trying to restore...

Allied Universal Breached by Maze Ransomware, Stolen Data Leaked

Lawrence Abrams reports: After a deadline was missed for receiving a ransom payment, the group behind Maze Ransomware has published almost 700 MB worth of data and files stolen from security staffing firm Allied Universal. We are told this is only 10% of the total files stolen and the rest will be released if...

Sag Harbor School Computers Impacted by Ransomware Attack

Dan Rattiner reports: Kids at Sag Harbor’s Pierson High School who have bad grades might have gotten a lot to cheer about last Monday, November 11. On that day, administrators and teachers found out that hackers had seized the school’s computer system. What would happen to class schedules, reports, college acceptance information, salaries to be paid, bank balances?...