Working from a hotel? Beware the dangers of public Wi‑Fi

As more and more hotels are turning rooms into offices, the FBI is warning remote workers of cyber-threats lurking in the shadows. With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing an increasing number of companies to shift to remote work, employees working from home have been struggling to find a quiet, distraction-free environment for work. The hospitality industry has … More Working from a hotel? Beware the dangers of public Wi‑Fi

Austrian hotel experiences ‘ransomware of things attack’

Toward the end of 2016, ESET senior security researcher Stephen Cobb expressed concern about the possible mingling of three different types of system abuse: holding computer systems and data files hostage (ransomware); denying access to data and systems (DDoS); and infecting the Internet of Things (IoT) with malicious code. He hypothesized that in 2017 we … More Austrian hotel experiences ‘ransomware of things attack’