cybercrime, hackers, lockbit, ransomware

Hackers Break Into Baltimore Computers, Demand Ransom

Hackers have broken into the computer networks of the Baltimore city government, encrypting critical files in the process. It will reportedly take the government several months to unlock all the files and get the systems running normally. The hackers Hackers demanded a ransom of 3 Bitcoins (US$23,300) to unlock the files for each system. For ...

Jack Roberts

Baltimore City Hall.

How to Protect Yourself From WannaCry

In May 2017, thousands of computers across industries and countries were infected by the WannaCry ransomware. Estimates suggest that over 200,000 computers across 150 countries gave in to the computer virus. The virus was such that the more it spread, the greater was its rate of proliferation. What is WannaCry ransomware? This computer virus attacks ...

Jack Roberts