Big health care analytics firm infected with ransomware

NRC Health's CIO told CyberScoop the company had “considered all options" to get its systems back online.

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Class action lawsuit filed against two Puerto Rican hospitals for alleged ransomware attacks

by Shannon Vavra • 1 week ago

The suit claims the hospitals had a 'wanton disregard' for security.

500,000 victims pummeled in multi-stage BitBucket malware scheme

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The number of malware types deployed is "unprecedented," according to Cybereason.

Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple

by Greg Otto • 3 weeks ago

"We need to re-design our security experiences and workflows into things that can easily be adopted by users," Song says. "Because if there’s friction, they will find a different path."

DHS pushes alert on vulnerable patient monitors sold by GE Healthcare

by Jeff Stone • 4 weeks ago

DHS put out an alert on six vulnerabilities, known collectively at “MDhex,” that have critical severity scores.

Cybersecurity’s warranty challenge

by cyber_admin • 2 months ago

Enterprises are facing a tough choice: patch a system and break a warranty or leave a vulnerability to be fixed by an equipment manufacturer?

New Jersey hospital chain pays attackers to thwart ransomware incident

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The size of the payment was not disclosed.

Exclusive: PR software firm exposes data on nearly 500k contacts

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

The company removed the bucket from the open internet after being contacted by CyberScoop.

As health sector grapples with ransomware, a search for better incident data

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

The health care sector is trying to get a grip on ransomware. Better data could help.

Chinese spies have their sights on cancer research

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

The case is the latest example of how state attorneys are taking legal action following large-scale security incidents.

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