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COVID-19 hacking extends to supply chain for controlling vaccine temperature, IBM says

by Sean Lyngaas • 21 hours ago

The phishing campaign began in September and has targeted organizations in six countries in Europe and Asia, according to IBM.

Flaw in Philippines’ contact-tracing app served up data on 30K health care providers, research finds

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

The flaw has been fixed, but it’s a reminder of how software tools used to combat the pandemic can open up new fronts in data insecurity

Cyberattack on U. of Vermont hospital IT network delays chemotherapy, mammogram appointments

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

It's an example of how criminals can impact patient care.

Ransomware attacks grow more menacing during the pandemic, creating headaches in health sector

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

Nearly five years after Hollywood Presbyterian, numerous health care organizations have had to endure their own ransomware ordeals.

Health sector mobilizes defenses following Ryuk ransomware warning

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

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

Why the extortion of Vastaamo matters far beyond Finland — and how cyber pros are responding

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

At issue are the obligations of health care organizations to defend their data, and victims’ ability to hold them accountable for failing to do so.

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