Posts Tagged ‘Ransomware’

Cyber attacks target Catholic church, corporates Comments 0

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Cyber attacks on Melbourne’s Catholic Archdiocese paralysed its computer system for days, with the attackers demanding a ransom from the church, a spokesperson for the Archdiocese says. Similar attacks have targeted Australia’s biggest corporate superannuation fund, TelstraSuper, while a cyber crime syndicate hacked and scrambled the files of Melbourne Heart Group, a cardiology unit based Read more

Fighting malware with holy water Comments 0

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

After malware hacked as many as 200,000 computers throughout the world, the Russians have an idea: blessing the computers with holy water. In a photo shared by @EnglishRussia1 on Twitter, Patriarch Kirill can be seen blessing the computers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in hopes to protect them from the WannaCry virus. Read more Read more