After years of complaints from YouTubers, Google has pinpointed the root cause of a series of account hijackings: software sponsorship deals that delivered malware.
I really hate this trouser leg of time we find ourselves in…
Well, this sucks.
Paying attention to your email attachments is still sound advice though, don’t open anything you’re not expecting or don’t know. Keeping your eyes open for those filename extensions as well.
Utility biz Delta-Montrose Electric Association loses billing capability and two decades of records after cyber attack
A US utility company based in Colorado was hit by a ransomware attack in November that wiped out two decades’ worth of records and knocked out billing systems that won’t be restored until next week at the earliest.
The attack was detailed by the Delta-Montrose Electric Association (DMEA) in a post on its website explaining that current customers won’t be penalised for being unable to pay their bills because of the incident.