Tag Archives: ransomware

Ransomware: A Tale of Two Different Manufacturers

It wasn’t long after I published my last blog post when I came across news that a major manufacturer announced it was hit by a major cyberattack. According to TechCrunch, Aebi Schmidt was hit by a ransomware attack. The large-scale European manufacturer of road-cleaning and airport maintenance vehicles had its… Read more »

Education key to fending off cyber attacks at work

Sometimes I feel like a real pest. But I feel like I’m a rather safe and cautious pest. Yesterday, I sent an e-mail to Sherry Johnson and Tracy Phillips from AmericanHort to ask them about a company that said they published the organization’s media kit. We’ve been members of AmericanHort… Read more »

The best firewall can’t stop these viruses from getting through

Playground vandalism

There I sat with my 94-year-old grandmother in front of her computer, trying to explain to her about computer viruses. Her computer was full of them, and I was trying to explain they were malicious attempts to do damage or cause chaos over the internet. “But why would someone do something… Read more »