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Will Caverly Author Archive

Email: wcaverly@ephratapubliclibrary.org  

Director of Development at the Ephrata (PA) Public Library

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Ransomware Attacks at Libraries: How They Happen, What to Do

Malicious hacking attacks of institutions are on the rise, particularly after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Corporations, including nonprofits like public libraries, face greater dangers from these attacks. Ransomware is the name for a particular type of cyberattack where hackers encrypt a victim’s files, then demands a ransom to give users access to their […]