Colonial Pipeline didn't tell CISA about ransomware incident, highlighting questions about information sharing

It wasn't the only incident on lawmakers' minds where they thought information sharing fell short.

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Hackers disrupt networks at San Diego medical provider, Kansas organ transplant facilitator

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The two breaches underscore how, more than a year into a pandemic, cybercriminals are still interfering with computer networks in the medical sector.

Researchers find two dozen bugs in software used in medical and industrial devices

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

It's a critique of the coding practices of the designers of billions of so-called IoT devices.

How alleged Iranian hackers are posing as an Israeli scientist to spy on US medical professionals

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Hacking is still central to the high-stakes spying game between Iran, Israel and the U.S.

State prosecutors push Facebook, Twitter to do more to slow virus misinformation

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Their piece by piece approach isn't enough, the attorneys general said.

COVID-19 vaccine scammers are still lurking

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

In some attacks, the hackers attempted to steal credentials from employees at Walgreens.

Scammers exploit COVID-19 vaccine confusion for fraud efforts

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Amid a rush to receive COVID-19 vaccines, spearphishing and shady domain registrations are on the uptick.

Ryuk ransomware develops worm-like capabilities, France warns

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

The latest Ryuk disclosure is not welcome news for hospitals already struggling to fend off ransomware.

Universal Health Services reports $67 million in losses after apparent ransomware attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Cybercrime has been costly to the health sector during the pandemic.

House Dems pressure tech giants over spread of COVID-19 vaccine misinformation

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

The lawmakers have questions about what they're trying to do to fight it, and more.

Social engineering gains momentum with cyber criminals

by Ryan Witt • 4 months ago

Public healthcare organizations are increasingly targeted by cyberattacks, prompting security strategies that focus more on people.