Hackers threaten to release patient info if ransom isn’t paid

first_imgThe head of the HSE says it’s not up to the health service to pay ransoms to cyber criminals.Hackers are threatening to release stolen patient information on the dark web if they’re not paid by tomorrow.The Garda National Cyber Crime Bureau is monitoring underground websites in anticipation of the data being dumped.While the HSE’s secured injunctions from the High Court preventing anyone sharing the confidential files.Paul Reid says ransoms are a matter for Government:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/reid1pm.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. DL Debate – 24/05/21 By News Highland – May 23, 2021 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Pinterest FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 WhatsApp Google+ AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Twitter Pinterestcenter_img Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook Previous articleOlder people falling through cracks of redress scheme – homeownerNext articleMidlands NW MEP believes delays to digital Covid certificate will be bad news for all News Highland Hackers threaten to release patient info if ransom isn’t paid Google+ Twitter WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24thlast_img read more

Hidden benefit in unwanted blocks

first_imgA render of home design on a sloping lot.NEW home buyers are being encouraged to consider snapping up sloping blocks, as development moves westward. Builder Valcon Homes said uneven lots are likely to become more commonplace. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours agoDevelopment is picking up pace on the Gold Coast including Villawood Properties’ new $500 million Helensvale community, The Surrounds. Supplied. Ormeau Ridge is one of the Gold Coast’s fastest growing suburbian developments.“A sloping block can give a great aspect to a home. The slope often means a hilly area which has the potential to provide an incredible outlook,” said Valcon Homes director Jason Doerr.“Another benefit is that split levels can be used to create a separate or dual living space, which is more difficult to achieve with a lowset home on a flat block.”center_img The Gold Coast’s residential development is sprawling inland.Mr Doerr said working with the site’s natural topography can reduce the extra site and building costs buyers usually associate with sloping land.“If the costs are controlled through intelligent home design, it’s normally cheaper to buy and build on a sloping block, compared to the same size block that is flat, in the same estate,” he said.last_img read more