National cyber director declares 'too soon to say we're out of the woods,' as US enjoys dip in ransomware

The U.S. still isn't well-equipped to answer the challenge ransomware poses, Chris Inglis said.

healthcare news

Researchers show how to tamper with medication in popular infusion pumps using software flaws

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

The research illustrates the challenge of securing devices conceived decades ago from 21st-century digital threats.

BlackBerry's popular operating system for medical devices affected by critical vulnerabilities, drawing fed warnings

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The disclosure expands the number of devices that could be at risk due to the "BadAlloc" flaw.

Cyberattack knocks Italian vaccine registration portal offline

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

The Lazio region said it would restore the vaccine shot booking system within 72 hours.

Sensitive medical, financial data exposed in extortion of Massachusetts hospital

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Sturdy Memorial, a 126-bed hospital, experienced a ransomware hack in February.

Irish officials analyze decryption tool as long recovery process from ransomware continues

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

FireEye is involved in the incident response, a spokesperson said.

Conti ransomware gang victimized US health care, first-responder networks, FBI says

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

The Conti ransomware gang is behind the attack on Ireland's health care system, too.

'Cybersecurity incident' hampers non-urgent care at hospitals in New Zealand

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Waikato District Health Board is in the throes of a recovery process that health organizations around the world have gone through during the pandemic.

Irish officials warn of ongoing disruptions to health system, long recovery following ransomware incident

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

The incident, which Irish officials have blamed on Conti ransomware, has rocked the public health system.

Irish Prime Minister says government won't pay ransom after hack forces hospitals to alter services

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

In at least one case, a doctor said pregnant women were asked to stay home.

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

by Tim Starks • 4 months ago

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

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