On Thursday, October 1st the Department of the Treasury in Washington, DC issued a public advisory on “Potential Sanctions Risks for Facilitating Ransomware Payments,” in response to the onslaught of COVID-19 themed ransomware attacks.
Many key news outlets reported a major hospital system, Universal Health Services Inc. (based in King of Prussia, PA), was hit with a major ransomware cyberattack over the past weekend.
Earlier this week, Omega Systems was alerted of SigRed (CVE-2020-1350), a CRITICAL SEVERITY ‘Wormable’ Remote code execution vulnerability that impacts Windows DNS.
It is amazing to see how a global pandemic can make even the most rigid technology-avoider change their tune. Those who may have once turned their nose up at technology-based communication, are now giving it a go to gain some semblance of personal or group contact. The recent success has projected a global-sized target on Zoom's back.
The Coronavirus has forced businesses to examine their strategies, reprioritize decisions and change key operations. Omega Systems provides services to keep businesses productive and profitable, regardless of the on-going global changes.