Ransomware Now Encrypting Web Sites

Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by itman, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. itman

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    Old version of Linux, and probably no backups... Not blaming the victim, but you gotta be prepared these days.
     
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    I see the hackers have upped the ante a bit; to $3.6 million. I also suspect this was a Windows installation; can't see a major U.S. hospital running Linux.
     
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    It's a nasty bit of work agreed. But I think organizations with mission critical operations have to FN wake up. But still ******** blackmailing a hospital.
     
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    Hospitals better tighten up now. They just became juicy targets.
     
  10. itman

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    Actually, web based e-commerce is a joke. Time to reinvent the wheel and either fork up the money to built a secure network for e-commerce, or go back to paper and using the phone.
     
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    Couldn't agree more. It's only a matter of time as usual.

    Maybe they should revert to microfilm?
     
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