Archived material Access restricted Article
Rantburg

Today's Front Page   View All of Tue 07/06/2021 View Mon 07/05/2021 View Sun 07/04/2021 View Sat 07/03/2021 View Fri 07/02/2021 View Thu 07/01/2021 View Wed 06/30/2021
1
2021-07-06 Cyber
Hackers demand $70 mn after Kaseya ransomware attack
Archived material is restricted to Rantburg regulars and members. If you need access email fred.pruitt=at=gmail.com with your nick to be added to the members list. There is no charge to join Rantburg as a member.
Posted by Fred 2021-07-06 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [161 views ]  Top

#1 ...that has shuttered hundreds of Swedish supermarkets.

Why? Oh, that's right. You 'saved' so much money by doing away with clerks who knew the price of the products or stockers who put little price tags on everything for automated systems. The old system where just providing them hand calculators could keep the store open. Then again the item tracking would be lost and the automated books couldn't be run to pay taxes but require an accountant to do. However, now you are closed and in effect out of business.

Good IT practices are like a fire department. You usually don't need one but then its too late if don't have one.
Posted by Procopius2k 2021-07-06 10:54||   2021-07-06 10:54|| Front Page Top

#2 The story going around now is that they have lowered their "ask", possibly getting antsy:
https://twitter.com/jackhcable/status/1411906687968161792
The other story going are is "how much would it cost to have the ruskya mafya to just whack you and be done with it?"
Posted by ed in texas 2021-07-06 20:29||   2021-07-06 20:29|| Front Page Top

#3 "how much would it cost to have the ruskya mafya to just whack you and be done with it?"

This is something I was wondering the other day. Nothing personal, just bidness. Governments are either constrained, useless, or in on the deal. Private contractors to the rescue!
Posted by SteveS 2021-07-06 20:59||   2021-07-06 20:59|| Front Page Top

#4 Why are we not making common cause with Russia against China?
Posted by Jack Greamp6869 2021-07-06 21:22||   2021-07-06 21:22|| Front Page Top

23:40 Skidmark
23:39 Skidmark
23:37 Rupert Unererong8660
23:34 Skidmark
23:30 Skidmark
23:16 Shick Uleash7491
23:15 KBK
23:12 Rex Mundi
23:10 JohnQC
23:02 JohnQC
22:37 Vespasian and Tenille6313
22:31 Galactic Coordinator Clomp2238
22:28 Pearl Slolulet2717
22:27 Kojo B. Hayes4035
22:26 Ebbans Dingle3121
22:02 SteveS
21:22 Jack Greamp6869
20:59 SteveS
20:29 ed in texas
19:59 magpie
19:45 Slavilet Chirt2694
19:39 SteveS
19:38 SteveS
19:33 Glenmore
Merry-Go-Blog










Paypal:
Google
Search WWW Search rantburg.com