Rain's weekly updates #23

Antony Semaan

Here’s what some people have said about Sophos’s XG Firewall over the last 12 months.

Cyber attackers are targeting victims with a two-pronged attack that infects systems with a data-stealing malware, before dropping ransomware onto the infected system.

The Bridgeport Connecticut School District was hit with ransomware. All the employees were advised to change their passwords and not bring in any personal computer equipment.

Beware of this new type of ransomware where attackers represent themselves as a medical children charity and ask for donations.

A city in Texas got hit with a ransomware attack which disabled all of its servers.

The number of cyber-attacks has increased by more than 50% over the past couple years.

Checkout some of the predictions about cybersecurity in 2019.