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Health sector mobilizes defenses following Ryuk ransomware warning

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

Threat briefings are being held for hospital executives, federal officials are appealing for more data and hospitals are hardening their computer networks.

US medical provider UHS blames 'security issue' for major outage

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In its statement, UHS, which says it oversees 400 hospitals, did not address whether the company had suffered a ransomware attack.

US Army combines fake hacks, natural disaster simulation to test municipal responses

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

What happens when cyberattacks and natural disasters hit ports all at once?

GAO criticizes rollout of two key Trump administration cyber initiatives

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

In the face of persistent cyberthreats, the White House effort to fix important U.S. security weaknesses risks coming up short, GAO says.

German investigators treating ransomware attack as negligent homicide, reports say

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

If confirmed, it would be the first documented case of a death stemming from a cyberattack, analysts say.

Senior Department of Energy cyber official to step down

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Bruce Walker has been a key player in the department’s efforts to protect U.S. utilities from state-sponsored hacking threats.

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