NZ has hard mahi ahead to meet the ransomware threat

Peter Griffin
Thu, 21 Oct 2021

NZ has hard mahi ahead to meet the ransomware threat
A disruptive ransomware attack coming as increasing covid case numbers put more strain on hospitals would be our worst nightmare. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 21 Oct 2021
Right now, somewhere in the world, an embattled IT manager is desperately trying to revive a company network locked up in a ransomware attack.Earlier this week, the victim was the Sinclair Broadcasting Group, which runs dozens of TV stations across the US. Hackers employing ransomware encrypted computer servers key to Sinclair’s operations, making them unusable and stealing some of the data held on them.Large media companies are as reliant on digital systems as any other sector and have become a prime target of ransomware attacks. Wh...

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