Mar 222020
 
 March 22, 2020  Posted by  Breaches, Featured News, Healthcare

Davey Winder reports: Cybercriminals, who truly deserve the epithet of cyberscum, are attacking healthcare targets with a new and dangerous Windows ransomware campaign. At the start of March,  I warned how a new Windows ransomware threat was hiding in plain sight. That threat was NetWalker, and it’s now being used by cybercrime [Read More…]

Mar 202020
 
 March 20, 2020  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, U.S., Workplace

Bob Bauder reports: Pittsburgh’s first responders won’t be notified if they are exposed to a person later testing positive for covid-19, and officials said the situation poses a potential public health risk. The problem is federal privacy laws and Pennsylvania’s mounting number of positive covid-19 cases, officials said. Representatives of [Read More…]

Mar 172020
 
 March 17, 2020  Posted by  Business, Featured News, Online

Dan Goodin reports: Microsoft Edge received the lowest privacy rating in a recently published study that compared the user information collected by major browsers. Yandex, the less-popular browser developed by the Russian Web search provider Yandex, shared that dubious distinction. Brave, the upstart browser that makes privacy a priority, ranked [Read More…]