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Ransomware attack may delay scheduled procedures at Baltimore-area medical center

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

This year has seen nearly double the amount of publicly reported ransomware attacks on the health sector compared to 2019, according to one tally.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

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

Cyber Command, Microsoft take action against TrickBot botnet before Election Day

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The Pentagon and Microsoft have moved against one of the world’s largest botnets in recent weeks.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

Hackers are still running coronavirus-related campaigns, CrowdStrike warns

by Shannon Vavra • 8 months ago

Hackers working for China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, and India, as well as hacktivists and criminals, are still using COVID-19 themed lures.

Romanian police bust hackers allegedly plotting ransomware attacks on hospitals

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

The hackers reportedly planned to threaten hospitals with malware to protest Romania’s state of emergency amid COVID-19.

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