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Posts Categorized: Disaster Recovery

Local Official addresses Ransomware as Emerging ‘Troubling Trend’

Photo by Miranda Pederson, Bowling Green Daily News

Yesterday Kentucky Office of Homeland Security Executive Director John Holiday identified cyber-ransom as being one of today’s largest safety threats. Holiday’s comment came during Wednesday’s Rotary Club meeting when he spoke about various recent security breaches and how his department is focusing narrowly on this issue. Referred to as online extortion by Holiday during his… Read More »

How to Remedy Ransomware

Ransomware is a type of malware designed to maliciously block or limit user access to a computer system or until a ransom is paid in exchange. Think of it as the digital hostage. Crypto-ransomware, or modernized versions of the typical infection, encrypt specific file types on infected computer systems and force users to submit the… Read More »