Encouraging Increases in June Employment Rate Xerox Alleged Maze Ransomware Victim Sound Off: How are you doing? Poll-of-the-Month: What is your current employment Status?
Since March we’ve all been struggling to deal with the many changes the pandemic has brought to our lives. In past polls we’ve asked how COVID was affecting your work life and what changes to you expect to see as businesses reopen. This time we just wanted to know how you’re doing. And we were very happy to hear from so many of you – we had a record-breaking 18,982 votes this month!
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics released encouraging data in the June Employment Situation Summary for 2020. The US unemployment rate declined to 11.1%, down 2.2 percentage points. US employment rose by 4.8 million in June, compared to May’s increase of 2.7 million.
According to BleepingComputer, Maze ransomware claims to have captured 100GB of Xerox data as of June 25th. Xerox has yet to confirm this cyberattack but Maze is offering 10 screenshots of Xerox files as proof of breach.
In Stressful Times, Mindset Counts; News; Sound Off: Predictions for reopened offices; Poll: How are you doing?