Tags health care

‘Orangeworm’ hacking campaign hits X-ray and MRI machines

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A newly disclosed hacking campaign has infected multinational healthcare firms through malware that has threatened X-ray and MRI machines, cybersecurity firm Symantec warned.

Lawmakers want to know how to mitigate cyber risk in medical devices

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Replace the device? Patch the software? Lawmakers want to know how to protect legacy medical equipment from cyberthreats.

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

by cyber_admin • 8 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 • 8 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.

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

by Chris Bing • 11 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.

Former CIA head: health care industry must quickly confront cybersecurity issues

by Ryan Johnston • 1 year ago

The health sector's continued expansion of network-connected technology will force greater cyber security efforts than ever before.

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