Alleviating ransomware’s legal headaches with Jake Bernstein: Lock and Code S02E08

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to cybersecurity and privacy attorney Jake Bernstein about ransomware attacks that can cause legal peril.

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Ransomware group threatens to leak information about police informants

The Babuk ransomware group is threatening to release sensitive information from the Washington DC Police Department in just days.

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Funke Media Group suffers nationwide ransomware attack in Germany

The German Funke Media Group has suffered a ransomware attack affecting several offices around the nation which is severely hindering the publisher’s operations.

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Vastaamo psychotherapy data breach sees the most vulnerable victims extorted

A Finnish psychotherapy practice suffered a data breach (or two). Now its patients are receiving extortion messages.

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Lock and Code S1Ep18: Finding consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month with Jamie Court

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Jamie Court, president of Consumer Watchdog, about the consumer value in Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

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Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

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PCI DSS compliance: why it’s important and how to adhere

PCI DSS compliance is an important topic for those in the online payment and credit card industries. But if it’s so crucial, why is it so hard to maintain?

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A week in security (June 8 – 14)

A roundup of news and blog posts from the week of June 8 – 14, including the Honda ransomware attack, search hijackers, and what to look for in an RMM platform.

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Securing the MSP: their own worst enemy

Behind each cyberattack on the MSP is typically a system left unpatched, asset management undone, security officer not hired, or board who sees investment in security as a cost center rather than a long-term investment.

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A week in security (October 28 – November 3)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of October 28 – November 3, including cyberattacks against SMBs, the Internet’s 50th birthday, stalkerware, donation scams, and more.

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