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Sensitive medical, financial data exposed in extortion of Massachusetts hospital

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

Sturdy Memorial, a 126-bed hospital, experienced a ransomware hack in February.

State prosecutors push Facebook, Twitter to do more to slow virus misinformation

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

Their piece by piece approach isn't enough, the attorneys general said.

COVID-19 vaccine scammers are still lurking

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

In some attacks, the hackers attempted to steal credentials from employees at Walgreens.

Flaw in popular video software Agora could have let eavesdroppers in on private calls

by Shannon Vavra • 11 months ago

It could have allowed hackers to spy on dating app or telehealth video or audio calls.

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

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

US medical provider UHS blames 'security issue' for major outage

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

In its statement, UHS, which says it oversees 400 hospitals, did not address whether the company had suffered a ransomware attack.