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Health Care Organizations Warned of Aggressive Ransomware Threat

National Law Review, April 28, 2022

Ransomware is the “business pandemic.” Warnings have been issued by multiple agencies around the world to alert businesses to increase their protection and awareness. Most recently, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a warning to health care organizations related to what it calls “an exceptionally aggressive” ransomware group known as Hive.

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Experts warn that Hive ransomware gang can detect unpatched servers

Venture Beat, April 25, 2022

The Hive threat group has been targeting organizations across the finance, energy and healthcare sectors as part of coordinated ransomware attacks since June 2021.

During the attacks, the group exploits ProxyShell vulnerabilities in MSFT Exchange servers to remotely execute arbitrary commands and encrypt the data of companies with this unique ransomware strain.

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