Burglars expose Walgreens customer data in a different kind of breach

It's a reminder that physical attacks can trigger breach notifications.

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Garmin mobile app down amid possible ransomware attack

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Garmin’s mobile application and services were experiencing outages amid reports that the smartwatch and wearables company was suffering from a ransomware attack.

CISA turns to security experts with street cred to protect health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Josh Corman, who has long evangelized for medical-device security, will help expand the agency’s attempts to secure networks during the pandemic.

Fixing supply chain vulnerabilities should be a team effort

by Ellen Sundra • 2 weeks ago

Over time, the hope is that we can start building connected devices with a security-first approach.

US accuses two Chinese hackers of global hacking campaign, targeting coronavirus vaccine research

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

The charges from the Department of Justice come amid mounting pressure for governments around the world to mitigate COVID-19.

Russian government hackers targeting coronavirus vaccine research, UK, US and Canada warn

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

Russian government hackers have been targeting coronavirus vaccine research, U.K., U.S., and Canadian government officials said.

In Brazil, scammers see the coronavirus as a serious money-making opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

IBM has uncovered nearly 700 malicious websites related to COVID-19 in Brazil in recent months.

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

US cyber officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

'Project Taken' tries to protect U.S critical infrastructure in the COVID-19 era.

Philadelphia-area health system says it 'isolated' a malware attack

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Attackers behind the NetWalker ransomware claimed responsibility.

Michigan man accused in 2014 hack of medical center, sale of data on 65,000 people

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Justin Sean Johnson allegedly hacked the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pennsylvania’s largest health care system.

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