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The Rise of Ransomware

Late on a Friday evening in the beginning of February, staff at the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, California began to report issues accessing portions of the hospital’s network. As the administration would soon learn, their system had been infected with a piece of malicious software that had encrypted critical files and databases. The malicious software provided the hospital with an ultimatum—pay up, or never have access to these files again.

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Welcome to the Next-Generation eRiskHub®

The dangers of data breaches are far reaching, and the severity of them are being felt at all levels. In this first article for Cyber Risk Awareness Month, we will focus on the eRiskHub, how it can help your organization be more proactive in your cyber security, and how it can assist if you suspect a breach has occurred.

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Public Utilities in the U.S. Being Targeted by International Hackers

Late in 2013, the FBI discovered that a Chinese hacker called UglyGorilla was seeking access to parts of a U.S. utility company’s systems that would allow him to remotely cut off heat or damage pipelines.

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