Month: February 2021

Washington State Introduces Cybersecurity Legislation

After a data breach that affected more than 1 million people in Washington State, legislators introduced two bills. One aims to strengthen cybersecurity infrastructure while the other wants to change data collection. As reported by Governing.com, “If passed, the two bills heard in committee Tuesday would boost cybersecurity at state government agencies. A bill requested …

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UPMC Breach Shows Larger Security Problem

UPMC Breach shows a larger server network security problem. The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) had the private information of more than 36,000 people breached. But the medical giant itself was not the direct target of the compromise. A smaller law firm they use for billing-related legal services experienced the event from April to …

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CD Projekt Isn’t Afraid Of Transparency in the Face of Ransomware Attack

Ransomware Attacks Game Creator On Monday, video game creator CD Projekt announced they’d been the victim of a cyberattack. The details are still waiting to be discovered, but CD Projekt was not shy about sharing the information they knew, including publishing a statement and the ransom note to their Twitter page. Additionally, their website has …

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Senior Cyber: An Interview With The Author (And A Chance To Win A Copy Of The Book)

Cybersecurity At Every Age Last week, PC Matic VP of Sales, Corey Munson, sat down with Scott N. Schober. Scott’s book, Senior Cyber: Best Security Practices for Your Golden Years covers topics, “From the basics of the internet to the fight for healthcare privacy and security that is so critical to our aging population, Senior Cyber offers …

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PC Matic University Windows

Do You Know Windows? If you read our last post about class four, Malware, you should be ready to dive into this class. The latest in the PC Matic University (PCMU) lineup is a comprehensive look at the Windows operating system. I would start at the Vimeo channel and work your way through the videos …

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Attempted Poisoning of Florida City’s Water Supply By Hacker

Pinellas County Releases Statement Police in Pinellas County, FL released a statement today regarding a hack that happened at the City of Oldsmar’s water treatment system. Around 8am local time on Friday, February 5th, a plant operator at the Oldsmar plant noticed someone remotely accessing the system. “The person who remotely accessed the system for …

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