Massachusetts Cops Pay Hacker Ransom to Get Their Own Computers Back
Like middle school children stuffed into their own lockers, the Tewksbury, Mass., police department resorted to paying off hackers who locked them out of their own computer files.
Despite Jump to $180K for Big Law Associates, Median Salary Stalls | The American Lawyer
The median salary earned by first years this year was $135000—the same number as 2015 according to new data from the National Association for Law Placement.
2014 Hack Retrospective, Or Why Security Ecosystems Matter – TechCrunch
The "Year of the Hack" will probably be one way that 2014 will be remembered. But it actually began in 2013 with a phishing email. There are clues to how hacks that began in 2013 (some even earlier) continue to reverberate, even as we begin into a New Year.
Bank not liable for customer's $440,000 cybertheft
A Missouri escrow firm that lost $440,000 in a 2010 cyberheist cannot hold its bank responsible for the loss an appeals court said this week affirming a lower court's previous ruling on the issue.
Malicious major website ads lead to ransomware
Malicious advertisements on domains belonging to Disney, Facebook, The Guardian newspaper and others are leading people to malware that encrypts a computer's files until a ransom is paid, Cisco Systems has found.