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

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

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

US cyber officials try to channel Liam Neeson in responding to coronavirus threats

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

'Project Taken' tries to protect U.S critical infrastructure in the COVID-19 era.

State-linked hacking continues amid race for coronavirus treatments, US and UK agencies warn

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

With a vaccine still many months away, organizations doing coronavirus research will continue to find themselves in the crosshairs of spies.

Coronavirus scientists are big targets for foreign cyber-espionage, FBI says

by Shannon Vavra • 6 months ago

Foreign governments are targeting cyber-espionage operations against U.S. research entities working on the novel coronavirus.

Big health care analytics firm infected with ransomware

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

NRC Health's CIO told CyberScoop the company had “considered all options" to get its systems back online.

Seizure-triggering attack is stark example of how social media can be weaponized

by Shannon Vavra • 10 months ago

An attack focused on people following the Epilepsy Foundation's Twitter account shows that even normal use of a social media platform can be used for harm.

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