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German investigators treating ransomware attack as negligent homicide, reports say

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 hours ago

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

How the government is keeping hackers from disrupting coronavirus vaccine research

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Behind the scenes, DOD has been working to protect the U.S. government effort to produce a coronavirus vaccine against foreign hacking.

Weeks after malware disruption, New York hospital is getting back online

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Malicious cyber activity has continued to disrupt IT systems in the health sector despite a raging global pandemic.

Someone duped Twitter verification to spread racist disinformation on US coronavirus vaccine

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

The tactic sounds a lot like a prior Iranian disinformation effort.

Burglars expose Walgreens customer data in a different kind of breach

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

It's a reminder that physical attacks can trigger breach notifications.

CISA turns to security experts with street cred to protect health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Josh Corman, who has long evangelized for medical-device security, will help expand the agency’s attempts to secure networks during the pandemic.

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