Rain's weekly updates #29

Antony Semaan

Sophos is excited to announce that XG Firewall has joined their Sophos Central.

The Melbourne heart clinic has been hit by a ransomware attack that affected the medical files of around 15,000 patients.

Chester County responded to malware activity on their computer network. Officials reported that nothing was compromised from this attack.

Researchers at Avast have detected a new malware that’s being spread to victims via Messenger and Skype.

A new ransomware called Cr1ptTor is built to target embedded systems.

Hackers who launch ransomware attacks would face felony charges under a proposed Maryland bill.