- Jun 13, 2005
- Reaction score
- Resorts Owned
- HICV, Westgate (second cousin, twice removed)
If they've figured out how to hack the casinos, maybe they'll leave the hospitals alone now?
Caesars rewards cards also hacked, they paid the ransom and crossed fingers the hackers deleted the stolen data. I think they have my Ss# and DOB since I've had a few hand pay wins.
I already have ID theft protection on, no activity yet. My wife had some Chase accounts tried with hers but got notified and blocked.
One of the big reasons the DoD (or at least the Army) blocks USB thumb and hard drives from working when plugged in to their managed computers. The other big reason is it stops people from downloading and sneaking files out.People don't take security seriously. If you leave a dozen thumb drives scattered around the employee parking lot, employees will pick them up and plug them into the first computer they encounter. Bam! Now the virus is in the system and can start worming its way to something important. If the person who picked up the thumb drive worked in the cash room, security, operations or some other critical area, the encryption and ransom was probably close to instantaneous.
And now, every single casino is re-writing their rules about computer usage.
One of the big reasons the DoD (or at least the Army) blocks USB thumb and hard drives from working when plugged in to their managed computers. The other big reason is it stops people from downloading and sneaking files out.