Mecklenburg County in North Carolina has no patience for cyberattacks. And they proved that when they recently refused to pay $23,000 in ransomware.
Assassination Threats Demand Bitcoin Ransom
Processing more than a billion messages a month we tend to see the good, bad, and ugly emails of the internet. It’s pretty rare a message will raise our eyebrows or fall into a “disturbing” category, especially for our team that sees the whole range of the underworld daily.
On this week’s episode, CSO’s Salted Hash security writer Steve Ragan talks with CSO’s Michael Nadeau to talk about things that keep IT administrators awake at night. Hint: Ransomware is not the only thing.
The items in the episode were pitched to CSO by AppRiver. The data in the list was sourced from working security professionals, executives and non-executives.
A new study from researchers at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy has found that observing keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior of visitors on Web pages could be loaded with risk.