Industry group sounds alarm over 'Tardigrade' malware targeting biomanufacturing sector

The malware shows a "significant level of autonomous decision-making ability."

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Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

by Tim Starks • 3 weeks ago

Attacks on health care were among the most predominant.

Canadian health systems recovering from breach that forced thousands of appointment cancellations

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

Attackers caused outages that lasted more than a week, though details have been scant.

Hackers with Chinese links breach defense, energy targets, including one in US

by Tim Starks • 4 weeks ago

The goal, seemingly, was "the gathering and exfiltration of sensitive documents from the compromised organization."

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

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

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

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months 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 • 4 months 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 • 4 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 • 6 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 • 7 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 • 7 months ago

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