Cyber security policy adopted by Casco

With recent news stories about U.S. hospitals and police stations being the victims of computer hackers who demand ransoms to bring computers back online, there is no time like the present to be proactive. In February, a hospital in Hollywood paid $17,000 to a hacker who held its computer system…

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‘Ransomware’ crime wave growing

It began with an early morning phone call and instant fear for the technology director of Horry County, South Carolina’s school district. Computer servers were acting unusual, and Charles Hucks listened as his administrators described frozen computers and a cryptic message spreading across computer screens. Hucks raced to shut down…

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ID numbers of 50m Turks posted online

Half the population of Turkey potentially opened up to identity theft and privacy violations after information posted to server hosted in Romania A database posted online allegedly contains the personal information of 49 million people on the Turkish citizenship database, potentially making more than half of the population of the…

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