Cyberattack Targets Texas Government Agencies – Spectrum News

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) has confirmed that at least 20 local government entities across Texas were impacted by what they’re describing as a “coordinated ransomware attack.”   At least 20 Texas agencies attacked Ransomware restricts computer access The virus can be sent through phishing emails The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s […]

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The Top 9 Cyber Security Threats That Will Ruin Your Day – Hashed Out by The SSL Store™ – Hashed Out by The SSL Store™

Loading… August 20, 2019 1 2019’s biggest cyber security threats are and what you can do to avoid them Like a sniper, the most dangerous cyber security threats are the ones you never see coming. Even with firewalls, antivirus solutions, and cyber security awareness training for your employees, cybercriminals still manage to exploit any vulnerabilities […]

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Texas ransomware attacks deliver wake-up call to cities | TheHill – The Hill

A recent spree of ransomware attacks in Texas has highlighted the increasing threat they pose to city governments, with experts warning the “lucrative” attacks won’t go away. The Texas Department of Information Resources has confirmed that 22 Texas entities, mostly local governments, have been hit by the ransomware attacks that took place late last week. The department […]

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New Cyberattack Warning For Millions Of Home Internet Routers: Report – Forbes

Getty Most routers used at home have a “guest network” feature nowadays, providing friends, visitors and contractors the option to get online without (seemingly) giving them access to a core home network. Unfortunately, a new report from researchers at Israel’s Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has now suggested that enabling such guest networks introduces a […]

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