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August 2019 Blog

  • Large Scale Ransomware Attack Hits 23 Texas Towns

    According to a report by insider.com, computer systems in 23 Texas towns were breached and infected with ransomware, all by one attacker on August 16, 2019.  The Texas Department of Information Resources confirmed the report.  Although unconfirmed, two towns paid over $1 million each to release their data, with two other towns paying $500,000 and…

    Posted 8/21/2019
  • Trojan Malware is on the Rise

    According to an article published on cyber news website ZDNet, trojan malware attacks against business targets have more than doubled between 2017 and 2018. These attacks seek to gather sensitive private information such as social security and credit card numbers. It will come as no surprise to anyone who has followed recent news reports that…

    Posted 8/16/2019
  • Back to the Big Bad Change of Condition for the Worse

    I blogged on June 5, 2019 about the opinion of the Appellate Panel of the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission finding that the one-year statute of limitations requirement for the filing of a change of condition for the worse is not satisfied upon a simple notification by the claimant of her desire to return to…

    Posted 8/15/2019