FBI, CISA, Treasury: North Korean hackers taking aim at health care with Maui ransomware

Written by Tim Starks Jul 6, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Three federal agencies said Wednesday that North Korean hackers have been attacking the health care sector with ransomware, and cautioned victims…

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,…

Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Ransomware Attackers Have ‘Industry Standards’ Too Ransomware attackers are creating ‘industry standards’ and using them to define an ideal target for their campaigns. The…

Planned Parenthood data breach: Hackers steal 400,000 patients’ data

According to Planned Parenthood, the latest data breach has affected its Los Angeles branch (PPLA) after it suffered a ransomware attack. On Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 Planned Parenthood, the non-profit…

Huntington Hospital Former Employee Accesses Private Info of 13,000 Patients

Roughly 13,000 patients at Huntington Hospital have recently been informed about an incident involving illegal access to confidential information. What Happened? The medical facility discovered that a night shift employee…

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…