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Microsoft Warns of Ransomware with Self-Propagation Features

“We are alerting Windows users of a new type of ransomware that exhibits worm-like behavior,” Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center alert reads. “This ransom leverages removable and network drives to propagate itself and affect more users.” Microsoft has released an alert today warning about a new ransomware variant called ZCryptor, which comes with the ability to […]

Be Prepared for Ransomware Because You Will Get Hit Eventually

It has happened again. Another hospital system has been attacked by a ransomware. A malicious software that locks down our systems, encrypts our files and will only release them once a fee has been paid. This time It’s MedStar Health in the Baltimore area. http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-medstar-computer-outage-20160328-story.html Tennessee Orthopedic Alliance, Presbyterian Medical Center in Southern California, Kentucky […]

Ransomware Virus Alert

As you know MedCo Data manages medical practices and businesses all across the United States. We’ve witnessed an alarming rate of ransomware infections over the past several weeks. Ransomware is a malicious application that is usually introduced into the office via email, or a website that, “you” the recipient believes to be safe. Once launched, it […]