Becker’s Hospital Review, November 9, 2022
HHS, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and the FBI have urged healthcare organizations to take certain actions to protect their systems from hacker groups who have been known to create cyberespionage campaigns aimed at exfiltrating data from hospitals and health systems.
SC Media, November 9, 2022
The Department of Health and Human Services breach reporting tool shows at least 10 more anesthesia practices have been added to the “data security incident” at a healthcare management company, first reported in October.
SC Media, November 8, 2022
OpenText Security Solutions on Monday reported that some 84% of respondents to a small- and mid-sized business (SMB) survey are concerned about a ransomware attack on their business.
SC Media, November 7, 2022
Medibank, Australia’s largest health insurer, announced Monday that it will not pay a ransom to the hacker behind the recent data theft affecting 9.7 million customers.
SC Media, November 4, 2022
US financial institutions processed roughly $1.2 billion in ransomware-related payments last year, a nearly 200 percent increase compared to 2020, according to the Treasury Department.
ZD Net, November 1, 2022
Ransomware continues to be a significant cyber threat to businesses and the general public – but it’s difficult to know the true impact of attacks because many victims aren’t coming forward to report them.
The Asahi Shimbun, November 1, 2022
A major hospital here suspended routine medical services after a ransomware cyberattack shut down the facility’s electronic medical record system, officials said on Oct. 31.
Osaka General Medical Center in the city’s Sumiyoshi Ward is still performing emergency operations, but it has stopped providing outpatient services and postponed other surgeries, hospital officials said at a news conference.
Gov Info Security, October 31, 2022
Why are so many ransomware-wielding attackers collectively shooting themselves in the foot? Ransomware victims who opt to pay a ransom have been seeing a “decline in quality and reliability” when it comes to quickly restoring affected systems, ransomware incident response firm Coveware reports.
MSN, October 31, 2022
The White House is hosting its second annual summit, involving dozens of countries and tech companies, to thwart the threat of ransomware attacks.
SC Media, October 31, 2022
A “security event” deployed against several legacy systems, including an electronic medical record (EMR), at Ascension St. Vincent’s Coastal Cardiology in Georgia has led to the possible compromise of personal and health information tied to an undisclosed number of patients.