Microsoft, McAfee and others form a ransomware task force

  • December 22, 2020
Ransomware attacks can cause serious disruptions. They’ve locked people out of hospital, school district and city government networks. To help tackle the scourge, Microsoft, McAfee and 17 other tech companies, security firms and non-profits have form…

Ransomware attack on a healthcare firm slowed clinical trials

  • October 4, 2020
Cyberattacks on the healthcare industry are causing more headaches. The New York Times reports that clinical trials slowed down after healthcare software provider eResearchTechnology suffered ransomware attacks starting two weeks ago. IQVIA (a resear…

Ransomware may have led to the death of a German hospital patient

  • September 19, 2020
Ransomware is known to have serious consequences, but one of the latest attacks might have been fatal. BBC News reports (via MIT Technology Review) that prosecutors in Cologne, Germany have launched a negligent homicide investigation after a Düsseldo…

Recommended Reading: Microsoft’s Panos Panay on the Surface Duo

  • September 12, 2020
Exclusive Q&A: Panos Panay on how the Surface Duo transforms Microsoft againRaymond Wong, InputYou’ve likely read our review by now, but Input caught up with Microsoft’s chief product officer to discuss the company’s new folding device. Panay dis…