Nuance Communications says NotPetya attack has cost it $92 million since June

The company expects to lose more revenue this year when it enhances and upgrades its cybersecurity software.

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Hoping to fill a global void, private companies push for 'cyber norms'

by Chris Bing • 4 weeks ago

Private technology companies are hoping to fill a void left by governments that have continued to face international road blocks to create cyber norms.

Why GDPR is flipping the thought process around data ownership

by Greg Otto • 1 month ago

In a new podcast, CyberScoop gets experts to separate fact from fiction when it comes to GDPR.

Medical supply giant Fresenius Medical Care fined $3.5 million for five data breaches

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The list of violations is long, including a lack of necessary encryption and security policies.

Can a CT scan be hacked? New research pushes doctors to patch their imaging devices

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 months ago

A new paper details how researchers found that medical imaging devices are particularly vulnerable to threats that can ultimately result in harm to patients.

Allscripts faces lawsuit after ransomware attack impacts doctors' offices across U.S.

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The lawsuit says Allscripts "failed to take adequate measures to protect" against cyberattack.

Another Indiana hospital hit with ransomware

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur, Indiana was hit with ransomware on January 11.

Indiana hospital shuts down systems after ransomware attack

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Hancock Regional Hospital's computer system was compromised by a hacker demanding bitcoins in ransom.

Experts: Time is running short to meet GDPR requirements

by cyber_admin • 3 months ago

"Thousands of companies have no idea they're directly covered by this law."

Conficker worm still spreading despite being nearly 10 years old

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

Approaching its silver anniversary, Conficker tallied over 2.5 million successful infections in 2017.

Ransomware is now a $2 billion-per-year criminal industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 4 months ago

Criminals are raking in the profits while working on ways to make new versions of ransomware more powerful than ever.

'Grey's Anatomy' attempts to bring ransomware attacks to a public audience

by cyber_admin • 4 months ago

In the winter finale of the popular television show "Grey's Anatomy," there was an unexpected guest star: ransomware.

Lawmaker to HHS: Label software in medical devices

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

A national effort is needed to ensure that the owners and operators of medical devices, hospital IT networks and electronic health records management systems can find out what software and other technologies are in the products they are buying.

Experts ask: Why does the VEP cut out health care agencies?

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

"I totally get that you have to draw the line somewhere...they are drawing it in the wrong place."

Reaper authors Chinese, possibly linked to cyberspy group 'Black Vine'

by Shaun Waterman • 5 months ago

The group behind the Anthem hack may be tied to a new IoT botnet.

Our year conquering the chaos in the cybersecurity community

by Greg Otto • 6 months ago

Our managing editor reflects on the first year of CyberScoop.

Report: New ransomware found in targeted attacks against health care industry

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

A unique variant of ransomware that appears to have been designed for and used against healthcare companies was recently uncovered by security researcher with cybersecurity firm Proofpoint.

Pacemaker updates seal vulnerabilities affecting nearly a half-million U.S. patients

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 months ago

Pacemakers from Abbott Laboratories can be hacked due to three significant vulnerabilities, the Department of Homeland Security's CERT team announced on Tuesday.

CareFirst customers granted right to sue over 2014 cyberattack

by Ryan Johnston • 8 months ago

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court's decision to dismiss a class action suit on Tuesday.

Merck IT systems still crippled in Petya's aftermath

by Kevin Collier • 9 months ago

Four days after its networks were infected, operations are still hamstrung at the pharmaceutical giant. U.S. employees have been reduced to keeping paper records of their work.

10 ways to secure sensitive information on AWS

by cyber_admin • 9 months ago

Op-ed: Skyhigh Networks' Sekhar Sarukkai looks at how enterprises should protect themselves in order to avoid a repeat of the Deep Root Analytics incident.

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