September was a busy month in the world of Technology, Next Gen Managed Services and Information Technology. We have the latest technology updates, security announcements, and IT solutions that you need to know in September’s Tech Round Up:
Hospitals and Health Care Providers have become a favourite target for cybercriminals causing a serious issue for the industry.
Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance noticed the issue with their network during a routine check and took their networks offline immediately.
Police and third-party security experts have been unable to identify the source of the threat nor can they confirm that patient records were compromised.
Reports show that ransomware and other cyberattacks are on the rise — and health care is one of the biggest targets. Just this week, researchers in Israel announced that they’d created a computer virus capable of adding tumors into CT and MRI scans — malware designed to fool doctors into misdiagnosing high-profile patients, Kim Zetter reports for The Washington Post.
David Creery says it appears the attack on the City of Woodstock’s computer system is similar to what occurred to Stratford in April. Officials there revealed last week that they paid a hacker the equivalent of $75,000 in Bitcoin.
Over the years we have enjoyed many of the perks that come from dealing with a local organization, including: events that keep us connected, fundraisers and educational tools that keep us up to date on the latest IT changes.Jim Inglis, Conestoga Rovers
“The consistent service they provide, detailed follow-up and ongoing care, makes the team at Westmount Golf & Country Club very comfortable with how our IT is managed and confident in our decision to choose FoxNet.”
Brad Duench, General Manager Westmount Golf & Country Club
FoxNet team’s problem solving abilities and strategic approach has been critical in establishing not only success on this project, but a long-term relationship with my former company.Terry Pavey