Ransomware

Niagara University
Tom Puckett
February 13, 2020 - 4:19 pm
Ransomware attack at Niagara University
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Mike Baggerman
May 17, 2017 - 2:10 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) - In light of recent events regarding cyber-security attacks, Hilbert College was the site of a seminar to explain measures to both prevent and recover from cyber attacks. The seminar featured organizations including the Better Business Bureau, AT&T, ASIS, and the U.S...
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Tom Puckett
May 16, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) With the WannaCry ransomware virus attacking systems around the world, experts are advising you to do a simple thing you probably hesitate to do. Michael McCartney of Digits LLC in Buffalo says we're always under attack. "It just seems to be getting a lot of press because (...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN) - ECMC is still dealing with the virus that forced them to shut down their entire computer system last week, and people are pointing to a ransomware attack as the cause The hospital says that they hope to have their system restored "very soon." Arun Vishwanath, a professor at the...
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Tom Puckett
April 14, 2017 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) As ECMC recovers from its episode of ransomware, an expert has advice on how you can avoid being a victim of ransomware. "What happens is sometimes people will see on their PC a message that says we have your computer, and you have to pay a ransom for a security key to get your...
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