As health sector grapples with ransomware, a search for better incident data
The health care sector is trying to get a grip on ransomware. Better data could help.
Chinese spies have their sights on cancer research
After China’s cancer rate surged in recent years, Chinese authorities went looking for an answer to the problem.
Premera Blue Cross settles state data breach investigations for $10 million
The case is the latest example of how state attorneys are taking legal action following large-scale security incidents.
Researchers warn of critical vulnerability in GE anesthesia machines
The research points to a broader problem of insecure firmware used in medical devices, according to CyberMDX.
Popular genetic-mapping software potentially exposed patients' data
Analysts at Sandia National Laboratories discovered the flaw in the Burrows-Wheeler Aligner. A patch has been issued for the software.
FDA urges patients to ditch vulnerable insulin pumps built by Medtronic
Medtronic equipment again is the subject of a cybersecurity warning from U.S. regulators.
AMCA parent company files for bankruptcy amid data breach fallout
The medical billing company has been on life support since its four largest clients cut ties after a breach.
Medical infusion-pump system has two serious bugs, researchers say
The Alaris Gateway Workstation can be "bricked" by one attack, and another would allow hackers to reconfigure it or monitor what it does, researchers with CyberMDX say.
Quest Diagnostics pins breach affecting 11.9 million patients on debt collector
The unauthorized access occurred between August 1, 2018 and March 30, according to an SEC filing.
Patient PII exposed in leak of Pennsylvania-based rehab center records
Patient names, their rehab care provider, and specific procedures they received were among the information sitting in the insecure database.