Tags health care

Seizure-triggering attack is stark example of how social media can be weaponized

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

An attack focused on people following the Epilepsy Foundation's Twitter account shows that even normal use of a social media platform can be used for harm.

New Jersey hospital chain pays attackers to thwart ransomware incident

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The size of the payment was not disclosed.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 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 • 5 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 • 6 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

The research points to a broader problem of insecure firmware used in medical devices, according to CyberMDX.

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