Pirates of the Healthcare System

Ransomware is not a new cyber security threat, but it is becoming increasingly prevalent. The way ransomware works is that an infected computer becomes locked or files are threatened to be deleted if the computer owner does not pay the ransom. Sometimes the threats are only threats and some clever digging can find the infection and purge it, but other times the threats are real and will erase or steal important files. This is becoming a major issue in the healthcare industry. Read More

The Most Significant Cyber Threat: Ransomware

There are a number of different viruses on the web, from annoying browser jackers to damaging trojans, but the biggest threat out there is ransomware. Ransomware viruses will hold your computer hostage for a period of time during which you have to either cut your losses at the expense of your data or pay the virus owner whatever they are demanding to relinquish your computer. There are many different types of ransomware, but the best way to get rid of any of them is to never get them in the first place. Read More