NORTHWEST ARK., (KNWA) — Feds stepping in to investigate a recent
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Metcalf said we live in a time where online criminals are being more creative with their attacks. From malware to phishing emails the goal for most attacks is to expose personal information. It can come in the form of an email, a link, even a text message.
To protect yourself, Metcalf said to make sure your software is updated and have a cyber defense policy. It also helps to not reuse passwords and make sure your passwords are complex.
People should avoid clicking links from sources they don’t recognize, that’s the way in for many
Arkansas Children’s Northwest in Springdale was also affected. In a statement, officials said there was no evidence that any patient information was impacted in the cyber threat.