Ransomware group strikes second U.S. health care system in the last two months

Written by AJ Vicens May 13, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP AvosLocker, a prolific ransomware group that was the subject of a recent joint FBI and U.S. Treasury Department warning, claimed this…

Hospital hallway robots get patches for potentially serious bugs

Written by Joe Warminsky Apr 12, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Rolling robots used at hospitals for a variety of tasks — including transporting medication — have been patched for five vulnerabilities…

The Cyberspace Solarium Commission pushed some major policies into law. So what now?

Written by Tim Starks Mar 8, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A little more than a year removed from its role in advancing some of the most significant cybersecurity legislation ever enacted,…

Industry group sounds alarm over 'Tardigrade' malware targeting biomanufacturing sector

Written by Tim Starks Nov 23, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A group of likely foreign government-sponsored hackers is behind cyberattacks on two bio-manufacturing companies that occurred this year, using a kind…

Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

Written by Tim Starks Nov 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre fought a record number of digital intrusions in the past year, the agency reported, driven…

Canadian hospitals recovering from breach that forced thousands of appointment cancellations

Written by Tim Starks Nov 10, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Intruders accessed patient and employee data after infiltrating health-releated IT systems in a breach that’s only now coming into focus. A…

Emergent ransomware gang FIN12 strikes hospitals, moves quickly against big targets

Written by Tim Starks Oct 7, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Russian-speaking ransomware gang in recent months has aggressively targeted North American organizations with more than $300 million in revenue, with a…