Tag: Ransomware


  • Hospital ransomware attacks

    Hackers are using ransomware to attack US hospitals and it’s getting worse

    Methodist Hospital, a medical facility located in western Kentuck, was attacked by hackers last week. The facility¬†was yet another victim of hospital-focused attacks that are throwing the medical industry into chaos. Methodist Hospital was operating “in an internal state of emergency” on Friday, according to its website. An entire section of its computer network was […]

  • Ransomware

    Apple’s Mac devices hit by first ever ‘ransomware’

    Apple computers are not safe from attack. A new piece of malicious software called “ransomware” has hit the company’s devices for the first time. Researchers at Palo Alto Networks said they spotted the ransomware on OS X on March 4, and reported the issue to Apple the same day. The company immediately took steps to […]